Statement of Accreditation Status

Inter American University of Puerto Rico Fajardo Campus

  • CEO: Dra. Paula Sagardia, Chancellor
  • Accreditation Liaison Officer: Prof. Hilda Ortiz
  • Commission Staff Liaison: Dr. Paul Starkey, Vice President
  • Carnegie Classification: Master's Colleges & Universities: Small Programs » Four-year, small, primarily nonresidential
  • Control: Private (Non-Profit)
  • Phase: Accredited
  • Status: Accreditation Reaffirmed
  • Accreditation Granted: 1961
  • Last Reaffirmation: 2013
  • Next Self-Study Evaluation: 2022-2023
  • Next Mid-Point Peer Review: 2027

Contact Information

Calle Union Carr. 195 Parque Batey Central
Fajardo, PR 00738-7003

(787) 863-2390

fajardo.inter.edu

  • The following represents the MSCHE accreditation actions taken in the last ten (10) years.
  • 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 21, 2019
    To note the substantive change site visit occurred on September 19-20, 2019 to the additional locations at InterTec I & InterTec II, 205 Muñoz Rivera Street and 164 Muñoz Rivera corner of Isabel Andreu de Aguilar, Fajardo, PR 00738, and the information provided in the substantive change requests was verified. 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.
  • July 2, 2018
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include provisionally additional locations at (1) INTER-TEC, Munoz Rivera Street 205, Fajardo, PR 00738; and (2) INTER-TEC, Munoz Rivera Street, 164 Corner of Isabel Andreu de Aguilar Street, Fajardo, PR 00738 within the scope of the institution's accreditation pending a site visit within six months of the commencement of operations at these locations effective upon receipt of state approval. The Commission requires written notification within thirty days of the commencement of operations at these additional locations. Operations at the additional locations 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 visit 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 19, 2017
    To request a supplemental information report due December 1, 2017, regarding the status of the institution.
  • June 25, 2015
    To accept the monitoring report. The Periodic Review Report is due June 1, 2018.
  • June 27, 2013
    To reaffirm accreditation and to commend the institution for the quality of the self-study process. To request a monitoring report, due April 1, 2015, documenting (1) the multi-year impact that changes in Title IV will have on the financial stability of the institution (Standard 3); (2) continued development and implementation of a comprehensive plan for the assessment of institutional effectiveness utilizing measures that are of sufficient quality that results can be used with confidence to inform decisions (Standard 7); and (3) further progress in the implementation of an organized and sustainable student learning assessment process that includes direct evidence of student learning, with evidence that results are used to improve teaching and learning (Standard 14). The Periodic Review Report is due June 1, 2018.
  • 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
    INTER-TEC I
    205 Munoz Rivera Street
    Fajardo, PR 00738
    Opened: 09/10/2019
  • Additional Location
    INTER-TEC II
    164 Muñoz Rivera Street, Corner of Isabel Andreu de Aguilar Street
    Fajardo, PR 00738
    Opened: 09/10/2019
  • Other Instructional Site
    Orlando Cyber Study Center
    13574 Village Park Drive Suite 150
    Orlando, FL 32837

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