American University of Puerto Rico: Narrative Description

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PO Box 2037
Bayamon, PR 00960-2037
Tel: (787)620-2040
Admissions: (787)740-6410
Fax: (787)785-7377
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Independent, 4-year, coed. Awards associate and bachelor's degrees. Founded 1963. Setting: 21-acre urban campus with easy access to San Juan. Research spending 2003-04: $30,000. Total enrollment: 3,691. 568 applied, 100% were admitted. 3% from top 10% of their high school class, 15% from top quarter, 25% from top half. 0% Native American, 100% Hispanic, 0% black, 0% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 20% 25 or older. Core. Calendar: semesters. Services for LD students, advanced placement, freshman honors college, honors program, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships. ROTC: Army (c).

Entrance Requirements:

Option: deferred admission. Required: high school transcript. Placement: SAT, CEEB required. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: 8/1. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $25. Tuition: $4350 full-time, $2175 per term part-time. Mandatory fees: $240 full-time, $160 per term part-time.

Collegiate Environment:

Drama-theater group. Student services: health clinic. Campus security: 24-hour patrols. College housing not available. Loida Figueroa Meacado with 100,000 books, 231 serials, and 2,091 audiovisual materials. 150 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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