FAST FACTS
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Location:San German
Setting:Urban
Population:35,527
Enrollment:4,675
On Campus:6%
Language:Spanish
Calendar:Semester
Approximate:
  • Fall 08/17-12/14
  • Spring 01/19-05/23

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: OPEN
You will pay your normal tuition/fees to your home campus.
OPEN - Host campus accepts ALL qualified applicants.

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

Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Room And Meals:
$2,271

Additional Information
Receive From Canada
PLAN A, PLAN B

Campus Diversity
0%White
0%Black
98%Hispanic/Latino
0%Asian
0%Native/First Nation
0%Hawaiian/Pacific Island
2%Two or more races
0%Other


Campus Links
Home Page
Catalog
Outgoing Students
Incoming Students

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 of Puerto Rico, San German Campus, was founded in 1912. With 262 acres of lush vegetation and hills, we are located in the historical, tradition-rich town of San German, the second oldest settlement in Puerto Rico. The town retains its historical flavor adorned with the 17th Century Porta Coeli church, the church of San German de Auxerre, the old narrow colonial streets, and the lovely old homes. With two residence halls, a Hostel, our beautiful Chapel, IT Center among other facilities.
Incoming students have access to different activities with the Student Council and can be part of a student organization, enjoy athletic events, go to concerts and art exhibitions in Campus, participate in cultural events, and go on field trips.
In this bilingual campus of distinct international flare, more than 30 countries are represented even though most students are Puerto Rican. UIPR San German Campus, with a friendly Spanish-speaking environment just for you

Campus Location - The University is in the southwest part of the island. The blue-green waters of the Caribbean Sea are 30 minutes away. It's a 20 minute drive to La Parguera and the Bioluminescent bay in Lajas, a 1 hour drive to Ponce, a 2.5 hour drive to Old San Juan. There's access to a shopping mall, a cinema and a supermarket with a 10 min. drive. Local stores, mini markets, museums, kiosks, excellent local restaurants and fast food restaurants are a walking distance from the Campus.

Helpful Information - The class instruction is in Spanish, but most local community members are bilingual. Public transportation is limited, but Campus Trolley stops at different sites including the shopping mall. Tutoring services available on general courses. Summer exchange available.

Programs
Closed Programs
Nursing and other health science majors.

Limitations
Courses in Criminal Justice are limited.

Notable Academic Programs

  • Biology/Life Science
  • Music Education
  • Art
  • Educational Studies
  • Business Administration

Unique Academic Programs

  • Music
  • Art
  • Music Education

Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students

Art/Design/Fine Art: Art, Art Education, Ceramic Art/Ceramics, Drawing, Graphic Design, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture, Visual Arts

Athletics: Adapted Physical Education, Health and Fitness Teaching, Physical Education

Biological Sciences: Biology/Life Science, Microbiology

Business: Accounting, Administrative Office Management, Business, Business Administration, Entrepreneurship, Finance/Banking, Human Resource Management, Management, Management Information Systems, Marketing, Office Management, Secretarial Administration/Science

Chemistry: Chemistry

Criminal Justice: Criminal Justice

Education: Adapted Physical Education, Early Childhood, Elementary Education, English, Health Education, Junior High/Middle School, Junior High/Middle School Mathematics, Kindergarten Education, Mathematics, Music, Physical Education, Preschool Education, Science, Secondary Education, Social Science Education, Spanish, Special Education, Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL)

Engineering: Electronics Engineering

English: Comparative Literature, English, Literature, Writing

Environmental Studies: Environmental Sciences

Foreign Language: English as a Foreign Language, Spanish

General Studies: Social Sciences, Spanish Literature

History: History

Information Studies: Computer Science, Information Systems

Mathematics: Mathematics, Pure Math

Military Sciences: Army ROTC

Music: Choral Music

Performing Arts: Choral Music, Music Education, Music Performance

Philosophy/Religious Studies: Religion

Political Science: Political Science

Psychology: Psychology

Sociology/Social Work: Sociology

Technology: Electronics Technology, Sports Technology

Conditions
Registration Priority
  • According to class standing
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 submit their Language Proficiency Report from home campus prior to placement.
Exchange Preferences
  • Full-year exchange Accepted
  • Single term exchange Accepted
  • Require students who will live on campus
Mid-Year Exchange (Exchange that begins with the Spring/Winter Term)
  • Not available
Graduate and Post-Baccalaureate Students
  • Available
Summer Exchange
  • Plan A/B
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 11/14/2014.
  • 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 per additional hour)
  • Plan B: 15
Miscellaneous Fees - Per Semester
Figures are current as of 11/14/2014.

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
Laptop Fee: $10 Semester Plan A & B Mandatory
Activity Fee: $200 Semester Plan A & B Mandatory
Recreation Fee: $14 Semester Plan A Mandatory
Health Service Fee: $15 Semester Plan A Mandatory
Library Fee: $40 Semester Plan A Mandatory
Academic Transcript Fee: $6 Semester Plan A & B Mandatory
Other Generals Fee: $221 Semester Plan A Mandatory

Important Notes: Optional fees: Refrigerator Rental $75.00 Mailboxes $18 per term, $35 per year, $2 per key plus Tax 7%

Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
Students must purchase campus health insurance at $0 per semester.

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 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
  • SEOG
  • DL
  • Plus
Use FAFSA CODE: 017202

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

Canada
Regardless of Plan A or Plan B, students exchanging to or from Canada, apply for financial aid at their home campus.
Room/Meals
  • Figures are current as of 11/14/2014.
  • 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
  • Double: $1,200
  • Per semester unless otherwise noted
  • Students must live on campus
Meal Plans Per Semester
  • Meal plans are not available.


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