ABA Standard 509 – Required Disclosures

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. In compliance with ABA Standard 509, the following information about Inter American University of Puerto Rico – School of Law and its JD Program is provided to current and prospective students. The 2022 Standard 509 Information Report (https://abarequireddisclosures.org/Disclosure509.aspx) is compiled from the information submitted in the annual ABA questionnaire.

Section 509 (b): A law school shall publicly disclose on its website, in the form and manner and for the time frame designated by the Council, the following information:

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

 

Juris Doctor

Year Complete Applications Admitted (Offers) Enrolled (Matriculants)
2018 478 285 (59.62%) 187 (65.61%)
2019 564 264 (46.81%) 184 (69.70%)
2020 519 279 (53.76%) 172 (61.65%)
2021 564 266 (47.16%) 193 (72.56)

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

 

2021-22 Tuition and Fees Living Expenses Grants and Scholarships
Full Time Students (N=370) 15,670   10
Part Time Students (N=342) 12,170 9
Off Campus   22,335  
At Home 20,512
       

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  • 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
2017-18 0 0
2018-19 6 0
2019-20 4 0
2020-21 1 0

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

 

Year Enrollment
Regular students New admissions Transferred
2012-13 767 129 28
2013-14 810 212 30
2014-15 849 241 23
2015-16 829 210 9
2016-17 766 193 8
2017-18 748 190 15
2018-19 696 187 8
2019-20 681 184 3
2020-21 666 172 3
2021-22 654 193 3

For J.D Enrollment as of October 5th , transfers, non-transfer attrition and J.D. Degrees awarded information, visit 2022 Standard 509 Information Report .

Retention and Graduation Rate: Define as percent of students of the same cohort enrolled without interruption until earning the degree in 150% or less of the curricular granted time.

Original Cohort First Year Enrollment, Retention and Attrition
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
2010 N 246 219 210 101 16 7 6      
% Retention 100.00 89.00 85.37 41.06 6.50 2.85 2.44
% Attrition 0.00 11.00 14.63 13.41 13.82 11.09 6.00
2011 N   244 215 207 130 31 9 5
% Retention 100.00 88.11 84.84 53.28 12.70 3.69 2.05
% Attrition 0.00 11.89 15.16 13.11 14.34 13.59 5.00
2012 N   128 110 112 64 20 4 0
% Retention 100.00 85.94 87.50 50.00 15.63 3.13 0.00
% Attrition 0.00 14.06 12.50 18.75 21.88 23.47
2013 N   209 177 170 98 24 21 3
% Retention 100.00 84.69 81.34 46.89 11.48 10.05 1.43
% Attrition 0.00 15.31 18.66 22.97 24.88 21.00 25.02
2014 N   201 183 175 104 29 10
% Retention 100.00 91.04 87.06 51.74 14.43 4.98
% Attrition 0.00 8.96 12.94 16.42 29.00 17.41
2015 N   168 151 148 91 28
% Retention 100.00 89.88 88.10 54.17 16.67
% Attrition 0.00 10.12 11.90 13.69
2016 N   151 139 129 86
% Retention 100.00 92.05 85.43 56.95
% Attrition 0.00 7.95 14.57 17.22
2017 N   155 144 141
% Retention 100.00 92.90 90.97
% Attrition 0.00 7.10 9.03
2018 N   162 144
% Retention 100.00 88.89
% Attrition 0.00 11.11
2019 N   143
% Retention 100.00
% Attrition 0.00

Graduation rate: Defined as percent of students earning the degree in 200% or less of the curricular granted time.

 

Original Cohort
First Year
Percent of Graduation
3 years or less 4 years 5 years or more
2010 112 84 14 N=246
45.53 34.15 6.39 % Graduation
45.53 79.67 86.07 % Total
2011 82 96 21 N=244
33.61 39.34 9.77 % Graduation
33.61 72.95 82.72 % Total
2012 40 40 12 N=128
31.25 31.25 10.91 % Graduation
31.25 62.50 73.41 % Total
2013 63 70 15 N=209
30.14 33.49 8.47 % Graduation
30.14 63.64 72.11 % Total
2014 62 78 16 N=201
30.85 38.81 7.96 % Graduation
30.85 69.65 77.61 % Total
2015 48 69 N=168
28.57 40.07 % Graduation
28.57 69.64 % Total
2016 39     N=151
25.83   % Graduation
25.83   % Total
  • Numbers of full-time and part-time faculty, professional librarians, and administrators. Standard 509 (b) (5)

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

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

Visit Employment Summary for 2021 Graduates and/or http://www.derecho.inter.edu/servicios/internacionalizacion-ubicacion-empleo/ and/or Section of Legal Education – ABA Required Disclosures https://abarequireddisclosures.org/EmploymentOutcomes.aspx

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

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https://abarequireddisclosures.org/BarPassageOutcomes.aspx

 

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

Visit http://www.derecho.inter.edu/servicios/recaudaciones/.

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

Visit http://www.derecho.inter.edu/department/jd-in-english/ and http://www.derecho.inter.edu/department/juris-doctor/.

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

Visit 2022 Standard 509 Information Report  and/or http://www.derecho.inter.edu/servicios/registraduria/.

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

Visit http://www.derecho.inter.edu/department/jd-in-english/ and http://www.derecho.inter.edu/department/juris-doctor/.

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

Visit http://www.derecho.inter.edu/department/juris-doctor/.