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Inter American University of Puerto Rico, Barranquitas

Barranquitas, PR

About This Campus

Inter-American University Barranquitas Campus is located on 45 acres of lush tropical gardens nestled amid steep hills in the central mountainous region of Puerto Rico. Situated on the outskirts of the small rural town of Barranquitas, population 29,000, the campus is a 90-minute drive from the capital city of San Juan. Renowned for its temperate climate and the hospitality of its people, this picturesque town has several small museums, stately homes, and sights of cultural and historical interest. Almost everything is within easy walking distance of the campus.

Helpful Information

The language of instruction is Spanish.

Chance of Placement

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Host Payment (A)
Excellent
Home Payment (B)
Good

Campus Links

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Campus Homepage

Fast Facts

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Location | Barranquitas
Population | 1,250
Enrollment | 1,699
Language | Spanish
Calendar | Semester
Canada | N/A
Term Dates
Fall | 08/17-12/07
Spring | 01/19-05/16

Campus Diversity

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White | 5%
Black | 5%
Hispanic/Latino | 90%
Asian | 0%
Native/1st Nation | 0%
Hawaiian/P.I. | 0%
Two or more | 0%
Other | 0%
featured area
puerto rico

Academics

Registration Priority
  • According to class standing
Notable Academic Programs
  • Biotechnology
  • Criminal Justice
  • Business Administration

Unique Academic Programs

  • Biotechnology

Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students

Biological Sciences: Biology/Life Science, Biotechnology

Business: Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Management, Management Information Systems, Office Management

Criminal Justice: Criminal Justice, Forensic Investigation, Forensic Science

Education: Elementary Education, Junior High/Middle School, Secondary Education, Special Education, Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL)

Information Studies: Computer Science

Theater:

Conditions

Quick Links GPA and Other Academic Requirements
  • No students accepted from other NSE members within my own U.S. territory
  • 2.50 GPA
  • The language of instruction is Spanish. Students must demonstrate Spanish language proficiency on their home campus prior to placement.
Exchange Preferences
  • Full-year exchange Accepted
  • Single term exchange Accepted
Mid-Year Exchange (Exchange that begins with the Spring/Winter Term)
  • Available
Summer Exchange
  • Not available
International Students (Visa Students)
  • Will not accept

Tuition / Fees

-- Campus Budget --
  • Fees are subject to change without notice.
  • Two semesters = one academic year
  • Three quarters = one academic year
Tuition and Fees Per Semester - Host Payment (Plan A) Students
  • Figures are current as of 10/01/16.
  • Estimated cost: $3090.
  • Expect 5-15% increase for the subsequent academic year.
  • Figures are based on 15 hours. Actual costs may be greater or less depending upon your actual enrollment.
  • Figures do not include costs you will incur for course specific enrollment (e.g., laboratory courses, student teaching, studio art)
  • See below for credit hour restrictions and/or miscellaneous fees applicable to Host Payment (Plan A) students.
Tuition and Fees - Home Payment (Plan B) Students
  • No tuition/fees are paid to the host campus.
  • Figures do not include costs you will incur for course specific enrollment (e.g., laboratory courses, student teaching, studio art)
  • See below for credit hour restrictions and/or miscellaneous fees applicable to Home Payment (Plan B) students.
Maximum Credit Hours Per Semester
  • Host Payment (Plan A): 15 ($183.00 per additional hour)
  • Home Payment (Plan B): 15 ($183.00 per additional hour)
Miscellaneous Fees - Per Semester
Figures are current as of 10/01/16.

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
NSE Program Fee $100.00 Year Plan A & B Mandatory
Activity Fee $14 Year Plan A Mandatory
Recreation Fee $19 Year Plan A Mandatory
Health Insurance $698.00 Year Plan A Mandatory
Library Fee $40 Year Plan A Mandatory
Parking Fee $5.00 Year Plan A Mandatory
Per Terms Fee $290.00 Year Plan A Mandatory

Financial Aid

Host Payment (Plan A)
For Plan A U.S. students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your host campus. Students apply for federally funded financial aid by using the FAFSA code of their host campus. Host campuses award aid to eligible incoming Plan A students on a first-come, first-served basis as long as funds are available. Ask your home campus NSE coordinator if your campus awards aid to their own outgoing students. If so, do not apply for aid from your host campus.

For eligible Plan A applicants U.S. federal financial aid may be available in the following programs:

  • Pell
  • CWS
  • Perkins
  • SEOG
  • DL
  • Plus
Use FAFSA CODE: 005027

Home Payment (Plan B)
For eligible Plan B students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.

Room / Meals

Figures are current as of 10/01/16

On-Campus Housing Per Semester
  • 0% living on campus
  • not available
Off-Campus Housing
  • Appoximate monthly cost: $400.00
  • Proximity to campus: 1 KM
Meal Plans Per Semester
  • Meal purchase is not required for on campus living.
  • $900.00 declining balance plan.

All data in this document is the responsibility of the campus and has been provided by the campus NSE coordinator.
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