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Inter American University of Puerto Rico, San German

San German, PR

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Features

  1. Accepting exchange students for remote courses only.

About This Campus

Founded in 1912, Inter San German was the first private institution accredited in Puerto Rico by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. Our campus has 262 acres of lush vegetation and hills at a historical, small-town: San German. San German is the second settlement in the Island, known as La Ciudad de las Lomas (The City of Hills) and Fundadora de Pueblos (Founder of Towns). The campus is within walking distance of the town where you'll find 17th Century museums, food kiosks, restaurants, a theater, narrow colonial streets, and homes. We are among the TOP FIVE most affordable HSI's for out-of-state students living on campus. Enjoy concerts, art exhibitions, participate in activities offered by our student organizations. During Spring, you can enjoy Las Justas. An intercollegiate sports festival where our athletes defend their championship. GET OUT OF YOUR COMFORT ZONE, STUDY AWAY FROM BIG TRAFFICS AND EXPERIENCE THE UNIVERSITY LIFE FROM A DIFFERENT VIEW.

Location Information

Located 3 miles south of La Parguera's Bio bay with restaurants, live music, hotels, and eco-tours. Cabo Rojo's beautiful beaches and best seafood restaurants are 7 miles southwest. Visit Rincon's beaches 30 miles northwest, which are excellent for surfing. San German Water Park, a shopping center, a cinema, and a supermarket are within a 10-minute drive.

Helpful Information

English majors are available. The majority of the campus community is bilingual. Students move around with the campus trolley, the local students and taxis. There is free time on Wednesdays at 10:00-11:50 am. You can arrive through San Juan airport (2.5 hrs. distance from campus) or even Aguadilla and Ponce (1 hr. distance from campus) airports.

2021/2022 Placement

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Host Payment
Open
Home Payment
Open

2022/2023 Placement

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Host Payment
Excellent
Home Payment
Excellent

Learn more about Chance of Placement
and choosing alternate options.

Fast Facts

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Location | San German
Population | 32,366
Enrollment | 4,275
Language | Spanish
Calendar | Semester
Canada | Home & Host
Term Dates
Fall | 08/16-12/23
Spring | 01/24-05/22

Campus Diversity

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White | 0%
Black | 0%
Hispanic/Latino | 96%
Asian | 0%
Native/1st Nation | 0%
Hawaiian/P.I. | 0%
Two or more | 4%
Other | 0%
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Academics

-- Campus Catalog --

Registration Priority
  • According to class standing
Closed Programs
Political Sciences and Radiologic Sciences

Limitations
Business and Management Development courses are limited. Advanced Nursing courses require the Department's approval.

Notable Academic Programs

  • Biology/Life Science - The students from Biology, Chemistry, and Environmental Sciences Department have a very active participation through academic organizations, academic and extracurricular activities.
  • Nursing - Accredited by Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). Our Nursing Program provides the following student support: Academic Advising, Nursing Students Association (AEE, in Spanish), Clinical Laboratory Skills Technician, Practice within a Controlled Laboratory Setting, Coordinator of Agencies for Clinical Practices, Participation in Extracurricular Activities. Incoming students interested in Nursing require an academic evaluation.
  • Psychology - Available courses: General Psychology I and II, Writing in Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Statistical Methods I and II, Learning, Industrial/Org. Psychology, Fundamentals of Psychological Interviews, Community Psychology, Principles of Psychological Testing, Psychopathology, Group Processes, Experimental Psychology, Experiences in Psychology Scenarios.
  • Teaching and Learning - Accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation. The following undergraduate degrees are available: Teaching English as a Second Language (Taught in English, Elementary and Secondary levels). Preschool Level Education, Early Childhood Education (K-3 and 4-6), and Secondary Education in Biology, Chemistry, History, Mathematics, Social Studies, Spanish, and Special Education (Elementary and Secondary levels). Also, a Master of Arts degree in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL).
  • Music - The Music Program offers four programs leading to a Bachelor’s Degree in Music: Applied Music, Music Education: General Vocal, Music Education: Instrumental, and Bachelor of Arts Degree in music.

Unique Academic Programs

  • Art - Our Bachelor of Arts Degree offers the following: Ceramics and Sculpture, Painting, Graphic Arts, Graphic Design, Photography, and Art Education. Also, a Master in Fine Arts.

Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students

  • Accounting
  • Adapted Physical Education
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Art
  • Art Education
  • Athletic Training
  • Biology/Life Science
  • Business Information Systems
  • Business Management
  • Ceramic Art/Ceramics
  • Chemistry
  • Computer and Information Science
  • Criminal Justice
  • Drawing
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Elementary Education
  • English
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Finance/Banking
  • Fine Art
  • Graphic Design
  • Human Resource Management
  • Information Technology
  • Microbiology
  • Music
  • Music Education
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Nursing
  • Office Administration
  • Painting
  • Performing Arts: Voice
  • Photography
  • Physical Education
  • Piano
  • Printmaking
  • Psychology
  • Sculpture
  • Secondary Education
  • Sociology
  • Special Education
  • Sports and Leisure Studies
  • Teacher Education
  • Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL)
  • Visual Arts

Conditions

Quick Links 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. Non-native Spanish speakers must submit their Language Proficiency Report from home campus at the time of placement. Intermediate Spanish proficiency level recommended.
Exchange Preferences
  • Full-year exchange Accepted
  • Single term exchange Accepted
Mid-Year Exchange (Exchange that begins with the Spring/Winter Term)
  • Not available
Summer Exchange
  • Plan A
International Students (Visa Students)
  • Will accept on Plan B

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 Students
  • Figures are current as of 04/13/21.
  • Estimated cost: $3147.
  • 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 students.
Tuition and Fees - Home Payment 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 students.
Maximum Credit Hours Per Semester
  • Host Payment: 18 ($190.00 per additional hour)
  • Home Payment: 15
Miscellaneous Fees - Per Semester
Figures are current as of 04/13/21.

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
Housing Deposit $25.00 Year Plan A & B Mandatory
Laptop Fee $10.00 Semester Plan A & B Optional
Activity Fee $14.00 Semester Plan A Mandatory
Health Service Fee $15.00 Semester Plan A Mandatory
Library Fee $40.00 Semester Plan A Mandatory
Parking Fee $20.00 Semester Plan A & B Optional
Transcript Fee $6.00 Year Plan A & B Mandatory
Deferment plan Fee $6.00 Year Plan A Optional

Important Notes: Private Mailbox rental is optional: $18 per term, $35 per year plus $2 per key and Tax: 11.5% Housing deposit will depend on the type of room you choose. See tab for Room/Meals.

Financial Aid

Host Payment
For Host Payment 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 Host Payment applicants U.S. federal financial aid may be available in the following programs:

  • Pell
  • SEOG
  • DL
  • Plus
Use FAFSA CODE: 042542

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

Canada
Regardless of Payment Plan, students exchanging to or from Canada, apply for financial aid at their home campus.

Room / Meals

Figures are current as of 04/13/21

On-Campus Housing Per Semester
  • 5% living on campus
  • Double: $1600
  • Per semester unless otherwise noted
  • Students must live on campus
Off-Campus Housing
  • Approximate monthly cost: $n/a
  • Proximity to campus:
Notes About Housing
1) DOUBLE ROOM includes two twin-size beds, closets, desks, a dresser, and a bathroom (Price: $1,600 / semester including a deposit of $25.00). 2) APARTMENT STYLE ROOM with one full-size bed, a desk/dresser, closets, bathroom, a small refrigerator, a microwave, and a dining / living-room. A housing deposit is required at the time of signing the contract for the semester (Price: $2,400 per semester plus a $600 refundable deposit). Additional amenities: computer laboratories, a kitchen on each floor with a stove, study room, laundry, and a poolroom.

Meal Plans Per Semester

  • Meal plans are not available.
Notes About Meal Plans
There is a kitchen on each floor of the dorms where students can cook their meals. Local stores and restaurants within walking distance.

Health Ins.

Fees - Per Semester
Figures are current as of 04/13/21.

Important Notes about Health Insurance
Incoming students must provide their immunization records and proof of health insurance before arriving to Puerto Rico.

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

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