ABA Standard 509 – Required Disclosures

La Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico – Facultad de Derecho está aprobada por el Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar of the American Bar Association, 321 North Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60654, 312-988-6738.

The Inter American University of Puerto Rico—School of Law is approved by the Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar of the American Bar Association, 321 North Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60654, 312-988-6738.

Following are the required disclosure:

1. Admissions including applications, offers, matriculants. Standard 509 (b)(1)

Year J.D. Program Applications Complete Applications Admitted (Offers) Enrolled (Matriculants)
2011-12 942 746 (79.19%) 393 (52.68%) 246 (62.59%)
2012-13 856 663 (77.45%) 267 (40.27%) 129 (48.31%)
2013-14 795 616 (77.00%) 340 (55.00%) 212 (62.00%)
2014-15 712 571 (80.00%) 359 (65.63%) 241 (67.00%)
2015-16 738 590 (80.00%) 364 (62.00%) 210 (58.00%)
2016-17 632 496 (78.00%) 297 (60.00%) 193 (65.00%)
2017-18 575 507 (88.00%) 296 (58.00%) 190 (64.00%)

 

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Year LL.M. Program Applications Complete Applications Admitted (Offers) Enrolled (Matriculants)
2013-14 48 48 (100.00%) 45 (94.00%) 45 (100.00%)
2014-15 69 60 (87.00%) 55 (92.00%) 55 (100.00%)
2015-16 44 44 (100.00%) 27 (61.00%) 27 (100.00%)
2016-17 25 23 (92.00%) 17 (74.00%) 17 (100.00%)
2017-18 44 39 (89.00%) 24 (62.00%) 24 (100.00%)

 

Year J.S.D Program Applications Complete Applications Admitted (Offers) Enrolled (Matriculants)
2016-17 6 3 2 2
2017-18 5 4 2 2

 

2. Tuition and fees, living expenses, and grants and scholarships. Standard 509 (b)(2)

2016-17 Tuition and Fees Living Expenses Grants and Scholarships
Full Time Students (N=684) $15,413 43 (6.3%)
Part Time Students (N=82) $12,018 23 (28%)
Off Campus $ 21,413
At Home $ 17,944

 

2016-17 BARBRI fees for JD English track.

Session Credits Cost
Day 16-15 cr $16,603.00
Evening 12-11 cr $13,208.00

 

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3. Conditional scholarships. Standard 509 (b)(3) and (d) and Interpretation 509-3.

Year Students admitted with conditional scholarship Students with reduced or eliminated conditional scholarship
2012-13 0 0
2013-14 1 0
2014-15 2 1
2015-16 0 2*
2016-17 0 0

 

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4. Regular enrollment data, including academic, transfer, and other. Standard 509 (b)(4)

Year Enrollment
Regular students New admissions Transferred Readmissions
2012-13 767 129 28 11
2013-14 810 212 30 15
2014-15 849 241 23 15
2015-16 829 210 9 20
2016-17 766 193 8 9
2017-18 748 190 15 16

 

Retention and Graduation Rate

Retention rate

Fall Term (N) 2010 (%) 2011 (%) 2012 (%) 2013 (%) 2014 (%) 2015 (%) 2016 (%) 2017 (%)
2009 (N=236) 86 86 44 13
2010 (N=246) 89 86 42 8
2011 (N=244) 89 86 54 13
2012 (N=128) 87 88 50 16
2013 (N=212) 83 76 45
2014 (N=201) 90 77 n/a
2015 (N=179) 90 n/a
2016 (N=150) n/a

 

 

Graduation rate

Fall Term (N) Graduation Rate (%) 2009
(%)
2010
(%)
2011
(%)
2012
(%)
2013
(%)
2014
(%)
2015
(%)
2007 (N=235) On term 45 35 4
Total 45 80 84
2008 (N=258) On term 41 35 5
Total 41 76 81
2009 (N=236) On term 42 31 5
Total 42 73 78
2010 (N=246) On term 42 25 9
Total 42 37 76
2011 (N=244) On term 47 34 7
Total 47 81 88
2012 (N=128) On term 45 30
Total 45 75
2013 (N=212) On term 45
Total 45

 

5. Numbers of full-time and part-time faculty, professional librarians, and administrators. Standard 509 (b) (5)

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6. Curriculum: Class sizes for first-year and upper-class courses; number of seminar, clinical and co-curricular offerings. Standard 509 (b) (6)

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7. Employment outcome. Standard 509 (b) (7) and Interpretation 509-2

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8. Bar passage data. Standard 509 (b) (8)

 

General Bar pass rates (first takers).

% Pass March September
2017 2016 2015 2014 2017 2016 2015 2014
UIPR 33 35 35 44 n/a 33 30 44
UPR 71 30 13 47 46 56 56
PUCPR 31 38 27 29 36 34 40
EMH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
EEUU 0 100 0 0 0 0 43
STATE 36 37 29 37 38 41 40

 

Notarial pass rates.

% Pass March September
2017 2016 2015 2014 2017 2016 2015 2014
UIPR 56 63 56 63 n/a 49 47 44
UPR 74 65 59 69 48 65 76
PUCPR 45 47 45 43 46 39 35
EMH 0 0 0 50 0 0 0
EEUU 0 0 0 0 50 50 100
STATE 54 54 50 52 48 51 57

 

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9. Refund policies. Standard 509 (c) (1)

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10. Curricular offerings Standard 509 (c) (2) and Interpretation 509-1

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11. Academic calendar Standard 509 (c) (2) and Interpretation 509-1

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12. Academic requirements Standard 509 (c) (2) and Interpretation 509-1

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13. Policies regarding the transfer of credit earned at another institution of higher education. Standard 509 (c) (3)

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