Inter American University of Puerto Rico, San German Campus: Narrative Description

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PO Box 5100
San German, PR 00683-5008
Tel: (787)264-1912
Fax: (787)892-6350
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Independent, university, coed. Part of Inter American University of Puerto Rico. Awards associate, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees. Founded 1912. Setting: 260-acre small town campus. Total enrollment: 6,217. Faculty: 355 (134 full-time, 221 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 26:1. Full-time: 4,359 students, 54% women, 46% men. Part-time: 691 students, 55% women, 45% men. Students come from 15 states and territories, 1% from out-of-commonwealth, 23% 25 or older, 10% live on campus, 2% transferred in. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: business/marketing; education; biological/life sciences. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, honors program, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, external degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships, graduate courses open to undergrads. Off campus study at other units of the Inter American University of Puerto Rico. ROTC: Army (c), Naval (c), Air Force (c).

Entrance Requirements:

Options: early admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: high school transcript, medical history, CEEB. Recommended: essay, minimum 2.50 high school GPA. Required for some: 1 recommendation, interview. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: 5/13. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $0. Comprehensive fee: $7016 includes full-time tuition ($4200), mandatory fees ($416), and college room and board ($2400). College room only: $900. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to degree level. Room and board charges vary according to board plan and housing facility. Part-time tuition: $140 per credit. Part-time mandatory fees: $208 per term. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to degree level.

Collegiate Environment:

Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 50 open to all; national fraternities, national sororities; 10% of eligible men and 9% of eligible women are members. Most popular organizations: Future Teachers Association, PolyNature, Association for Computer Machinery, International Association of Administrative Professionals, Biology Honor Society. Major annual events: End of Semester Dance, Freshmen Dance, Athletic Inter-University Match. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols. 600 college housing spaces available. No special consideration for freshman housing applicants. Options: men-only, women-only housing available. Juan Cancio Ortiz Library with 154,828 books, 561,790 microform titles, 5,034 serials, 30,831 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. 1,400 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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