Statement of Accreditation Status

Inter American University of Puerto Rico Guayama Campus

  • CEO: Dr. Angela de Jesus Alicea, Chancellor
  • Accreditation Liaison Officer: Dra. Maritza Ortiz
  • Commission Staff Liaison: Dr. Paul Starkey, Vice President
  • Carnegie Classification: Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields » Four-year, small, primarily nonresidential
  • Control: Private (Non-Profit)
  • Phase: Accredited
  • Status: Accreditation Reaffirmed
  • Accreditation Granted: 1957
  • Last Reaffirmation: 2013
  • Next Self-Study Evaluation: 2022-2023

Contact Information

Bo. Machete Carr. 744 Km. 1.2
Guayama, PR 00785-4004

(787) 864-2222

www.guayama.inter.edu

  • October 27, 2022
    To acknowledge receipt of the request for prior approval for the change in existing program's method of delivery. To include the online for the Bachelor of Agricultural Sciences Agronomy program within the institution's scope of accreditation. To require written evidence of approvals from all necessary licensing, regulatory, or other legal entities including the Puerto Rico Board of Post-Secondary Institutions. To note that the Commission may rescind this action if the requested substantive change is not implemented within one calendar year from the date of this action. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2022-2023.
  • October 27, 2022
    To acknowledge receipt of the request for prior approval for the change in existing program's method of delivery. To include the online for the Associate Degree of Applied Science in Agricultural Technology program within the institution's scope of accreditation. To require written evidence of approvals from all necessary licensing, regulatory, or other legal entities including the Puerto Rico Board of Post-Secondary Institutions. To note that the Commission may rescind this action if the requested substantive change is not implemented within one calendar year from the date of this action.
  • August 1, 2022
    To acknowledge receipt of documentation of approval from the Puerto Rico Board of Post-Secondary Institutions for the change in the existing program's method of delivery.
  • June 22, 2022
    To acknowledge receipt of the request for prior approval for the change in the existing program's method of delivery. To include the online Bachelor of Science in Nursing program within the institution's scope of accreditation. To require written evidence of approvals from all necessary licensing, regulatory, or other legal entities as necessary, including the Puerto Rico Board of Post-Secondary Institutions. To note that the Commission may rescind this action if the requested substantive change is not implemented within one calendar year from the date of this action. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2022-2023.
  • March 5, 2020
    To note that the Mid-Point Peer Review has been conducted and no further evidence is required at this time. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2022-2023.
  • November 15, 2018
    To acknowledge receipt of the supplemental information report. To note that a follow-up visit will not be conducted. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2022-2023.
  • November 15, 2018
    To note the visit by the Commission's representative. To affirm inclusion of the additional location at Orlando Cyber Study Center, 13574 Village Park Drive, Suite 150, Orlando Fl 32873 within the scope of the institution's accreditation. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2022-2023.
  • July 2, 2018
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the reclassification of the other instructional site at Orlando Cyber Study Center (OCSC), 13574 Village Park Drive, Suite 150, Orlando, FL 32873 as an additional location and to provisionally include the location within the scope of the institution's accreditation pending a site visit within six months of the commencement of operations. The Commission requires written notification within thirty days of the commencement of operations as an additional location. Operations at the additional location must commence within one calendar year from the date of this action. To remind the institution of the Commission's request of March 15, 2018 for a supplemental information report due August 1, 2018. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2022-2023.
  • April 30, 2018
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include within the scope of the institution's accreditation the relocation of the additional location from Ryder's Hospital Nursing Program, Humacao, PR 00791 to Centro Universitario Inter Humacao, Calle Noya y Hernandez, Esq. Mas Ferrer Berrios, Humacao, PR 00791 and to include provisionally the new location pending a site visit within six months of commencing operations. The Commission requires written notification within thirty days of the commencement of operations at the new location and the closure of the old location. Operations at the additional location must commence within one calendar year from the date of this action. To remind the institution of the Commission's request of March 15, 2018 for a supplemental information report due August 1, 2018. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2022-2023.
  • March 15, 2018
    To accept the Supplemental Information Report. To request a Supplemental Information report, due August 1, 2018, regarding the status of the institution. A small team visit may follow submission of the report. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2022-2023.
  • October 30, 2017
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To note that the request will be considered by the Commission in conjunction with the Supplemental Information Report due December 1, 2017. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2022-2023.
  • October 19, 2017
    To request a supplemental information report due, December 1, 2017, regarding the status of the institution.  To note that the substantive change request has been received and will be acted on at the March Commission meeting.
  • June 27, 2013
    To reaffirm accreditation and to commend the institution for the quality of the self-study process. The Periodic Review Report is due June 1, 2018.
  • July 2, 2012
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request and to include the online Associate of Applied Science in Accounting degree program within the scope of the institution's accreditation. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2012-2013.
  • November 18, 2010
    To accept the progress report. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2012-2013.
  • Distance Education
    Approved to offer programs by this delivery method
  • Correspondence Education
    Not approved for this delivery method

Approved Credential Levels

The following represents credential levels included in the scope of the institution’s accreditation:

  • Postsecondary award (1-2 yrs) Included within the scope:
  • Associate's Degree or Equivalent Included within the scope:
  • Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent Included within the scope:
  • Master's Degree or Equivalent Included within the scope:
  • Additional Location
    Centro Universitario Inter Humacao
    Calle Noya y Hernandez Esq. Mas Ferrer Berrios
    Humacao, PR 00791
  • Additional Location
    Orlando Cyber Study Center (OCSC)
    13574 Village Park Drive, Suite 150
    Orlando, FL 32873
    Opened: 08/15/2018

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