Universidad Metropolitana

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$4,920

0% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$8,031

After Financial Aid

2017 Enrolled Students

13,003

73.9% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

29.6%

370 Graduates

About

Universidad Metropolitana is a higher education institution located in San Juan Municipio, PR. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Universidad Metropolitana were Registered Nursing (410 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (128 degrees), and Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (100 degrees).

In 2017, 2,735 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Universidad Metropolitana. 68.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 31.8% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were hispanic or latino (2,735 degrees), N/A times approximately the same then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (0 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Universidad Metropolitana is $4,920, which is $-15,813 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Universidad Metropolitana is $4,920, which is $-15,813 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $8,031.

In 2017, 85% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 57% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,920

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Universidad Metropolitana was $4,920. The cost of tuition at Universidad Metropolitana is $-15,813 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$8,031

2017 Value

3.73%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Universidad Metropolitana had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $8,031. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Universidad Metropolitana grew by 3.73%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,000

Room and Board

$1,700

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Universidad Metropolitana was of $8,000 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,700. The cost of room and board did not change between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

85%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

57%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

85% of undergraduate students at Universidad Metropolitana received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 2.3% with respect to 2016, when 87% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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N/A Default Rate

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Number of Defaults

In N/A the default rate for borrower's at Universidad Metropolitana was N/A%, which represents N/A out of the N/A total borrowers.

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Admissions

Universidad Metropolitana received N/A undergraduate applications in N/A, which represents a 0% annual growth. Out of those N/A applicants, N/A students were accepted for enrollment, representing a N/A% acceptance rate.

There were 13,003 students enrolled at Universidad Metropolitana in 2017, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Acceptance Rate

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Acceptance Rate in N/A

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SAT Scores

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Submission Percentage

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Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Universidad Metropolitana in N/A submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Universidad Metropolitana has a total enrollment of 13,003 students. The full-time enrollment at Universidad Metropolitana is 9,607 students and the part-time enrollment is 3,396. This means that 73.9% of students enrolled at Universidad Metropolitana are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Universidad Metropolitana, both undergraduate and graduate, is 100% Hispanic or Latino, 0% Asian, 0% Black or African American, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0% Two or More Races, 0% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% White.

Students enrolled at Universidad Metropolitana in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (63.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (36.5%) and Two or More Races Female (0%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (67.1%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (32.9%) and Black or African American Male (0%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

73.9%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Universidad Metropolitana, both undergraduate and graduate, is 13,003 students. The full-time enrollment at Universidad Metropolitana is 9,607 and the part-time enrollment is 3,396. This means that 73.9% of students enrolled at Universidad Metropolitana are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

72%

2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Universidad Metropolitana was 72%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Universidad Metropolitana had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    13,003

  2. Asian

    0

  3. Black or African American

    0

The enrolled student population at Universidad Metropolitana is 100% Hispanic or Latino, 0% Asian, 0% Black or African American, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0% Two or More Races, 0% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% White. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 54.4% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.2% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0 students (0%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 993 more women than men received degrees from Universidad Metropolitana. The majority of degree recipients at Universidad Metropolitana are hispanic or latino (2,735 degrees awarded). There were N/A times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (0 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Universidad Metropolitana is Registered Nursing (410 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (128 degrees) and Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (100 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Universidad Metropolitana, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Protective Services (185 degrees awarded), Health (1,061 degrees), and Business (850 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Universidad Metropolitana are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,085,316 people), Registered nurses (1,427,493 people), Accountants & auditors (1,134,218 people), Other managers (734,839 people), and Financial managers (445,522 people).

The most specialized majors at Universidad Metropolitana are Protective Services (185 degrees awarded), Health (1,061 degrees), Business (850 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (90 degrees), and Education (268 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Universidad Metropolitana are Public relations specialists, Surgeons, Physicians, Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers, and Podiatrists

The most specialized majors at Universidad Metropolitana are Protective Services (185 degrees awarded), Health (1,061 degrees), Business (850 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (90 degrees), and Education (268 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Universidad Metropolitana are Elementary & secondary schools (3,310,306 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,836,768 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (631,929 people), Banking & related activities (520,688 people), and Justice, public order, & safety activities (515,904 people).

The most specialized majors at Universidad Metropolitana are Protective Services (185 degrees awarded), Health (1,061 degrees), Business (850 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (90 degrees), and Education (268 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Universidad Metropolitana.

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Universidad Metropolitana was Registered Nursing with 410 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 871

  2. 1,864

In 2017, 871 degrees were awarded to men at Universidad Metropolitana, which is 0.467 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,864).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 125 degrees were awarded to men at Universidad Metropolitana in Registered Nursing, which is 0.327 times less than the 382 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 382 degrees were awarded to women at Universidad Metropolitana in Registered Nursing, which is 3.06 times more than the 125 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

6%

100% Completion Time

26%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 6% of students graduating from Universidad Metropolitana completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 26% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 32% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Hispanic or Latino Female

Highest Graduation Rate (33.9%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Universidad Metropolitana is Female and Hispanic or Latino (33.9% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    2,735 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    0 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    0 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Universidad Metropolitana is hispanic or latino (2,735 degrees awarded). There were N/A times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (0 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Hispanic or Latino Female

    1,864 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino Male

    871 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races Female

    0 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Universidad Metropolitana is hispanic or latino female (1,864 degrees awarded). There were 2.14 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (871 degrees).

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Operations

Universidad Metropolitana has an endowment valued at nearly $22.1M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.87M (8.47%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, Universidad Metropolitana had a total expenditure of $85.9M. Of that $85.9M, they spent $39.2M on salaries and $85.9M on benefits.

Universidad Metropolitana employs 88 Instructors, 49 Assistant professors, and 33 Professors. Most academics at Universidad Metropolitana are Female Instructors (69), Female Assistant professors(32), and Female Professors (22).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Universidad Metropolitana are: Office and Administrative Support, with 279 employees, Management, with 93 employees, and Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance with 49 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$22.1M

2017 Endowment

6.13%

growth from 2016

Universidad Metropolitana has an endowment valued at about $22.1M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Universidad Metropolitana grew 6.13% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $11.1M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $9.46M - Federal

  2. $2.58M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Universidad Metropolitana received $9.46M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $2.58M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$39.2M

Salary Expenditure

$85.9M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2017, Universidad Metropolitana had a total expenditure of $85.9M. Of that $85.9M, they spent $39.2M on salaries and $85.9M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Universidad Metropolitana as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$39.2M

2017 Salaries

2.35%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Universidad Metropolitana paid a median of $39.2M in salaries, which represents 45.6% of their overall expenditure ($85.9M) and a 2.35% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.951% growth from 2015 and a 4.85% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.4M (40.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$9.06M

Instructional Salaries

194

Number of Employees

In 2017, Universidad Metropolitana paid a total of $9.06M to 194 employees working as instructors, which represents 23.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $16.8M (34%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor

Most Common Instructor

88 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

279 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Universidad Metropolitana were Instructor with 88 employees; Assistant professor with 49 employees; and Assistant professor with 33 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Universidad Metropolitana were Office and Administrative Support with 279 employees; Management with 93 employees; and Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance with 49 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Instructor

  2. Female Assistant professor

  3. Female Professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Universidad Metropolitana was Female Instructor with 69 employees, Female Assistant professor with 32 employees, and Female Professor with 22 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Universidad Metropolitana.

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