FAST FACTS
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Location:Barranquitas
Setting:Urban
Population:1,200
Enrollment:1,699
On Campus:0%
Language:Spanish
Calendar:Semester
Approximate:
  • Fall 08/13-12/12
  • Spring 01/19-05/15

Tuition & Payments
PLAN A: OPEN
You will pay in-state/in province tuition/fees directly to your host campus.
OPEN - Host campus accepts ALL qualified applicants.

PLAN B: UNEVEN
You will pay your normal tuition/fees to your home campus.
UNEVEN - Host campus accepts a few more students than it sends out.

Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Plan A Tuition & Fees:
$2,960

Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Room And Meals:
$2,150

Additional Information
Receive From Canada
N/A

Campus Diversity
5%Caucasian
5%African American
90%Hispanic
0%Asian American
0%Native American
0%International
0%Other


Campus Links
Home Page
Catalog

NSE Links
Policies & Procedures
Campus Detail Info
Member Campus Links

How to Apply
Applications are submitted through your home campus coordinator.
Find Your NSE Office


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.

Programs
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

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

Information Studies: Computer Science



Notable Academic Programs
Biotechnology, Criminal Justice, Business Administration

Unique Academic Programs
Biotechnology

Conditions
GPA and Other Academic Requirements
  • No students accepted from other NSE members within my own U.S. territory
  • 2.5 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
Graduate and Post-Baccalaureate Students
  • Available
Summer Exchange
  • Not available
International Students (Visa Students)
  • Will not accept
Tuition/Fees
  • Fees are subject to change without notice.
  • Two semesters = one academic year
  • Three quarters = one academic year
Tuition and Fees Per Semester - Plan A Students
  • Figures are current as of 9/2/2014.
  • Estimated cost: $2,960.
  • 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 Plan A students.
Tuition and Fees - 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 Plan B students.
Maximum Credit Hours Per Semester
  • Plan A: 15 ($178.00 per additional hour)
  • Plan B: 15 ($178.00 per additional hour)
Miscellaneous Fees - Per Semester
Figures are current as of 9/2/2014.

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
NSE Program Fee: $100 Year Plan A & B Mandatory
Activity Fee: $14 Year Plan A Mandatory
Recreation Fee: $19 Year Plan A Mandatory
Health Insurance: $698 Year Plan A Mandatory
Library Fee: $40 Year Plan A Mandatory
Parking Fee: $5 Year Plan A Mandatory
Per Terms Fee: $290 Year Plan A Mandatory

Financial Aid
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 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

Plan B
For Plan B students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.

Room/Meals
  • Figures are current as of 9/2/2014.
  • Expect 5% or more increase for the subsequent academic year.
  • Figures are based on the average room and meal plan selected by NSE students. Actual costs may be greater or less depending upon your selected room type and meals.
  • Two semesters = one academic year
  • Three quarters = one academic year
On-Campus Housing Per Semester
  • Not available
Off-Campus Housing
  • Appoximate monthly cost: $350
  • 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.