Inter American Law School

The Inter American University of Puerto Rico ?or Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico (UIPR) in Spanish, and often referred as Inter? is a private university system in Puerto Rico. It was founded in 1912 in San German, Puerto Rico. It is composed of 9 campuses and two specialized schools. It is the largest private institution on the island and in all of the Caribbean, and in 1944 it became the first institution outside the continental United States to be accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Contact Website (Website) http://www.derecho.inter.edu/
Admissions Dean (Admissions Dean) admisiones@juris.inter.edu
Location (Location) San Juan, PR
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Quick Facts

Founded : 1912
ABA Accredited : Yes
AALS Member : No

Rankings

US News Week : N/A
Vault Top 25 : N/A
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Median LSAT : 138
Median GPA : 3.21
Acceptance Rate : 66%


Inter American Law School Admissions

Inter American Law School is considered a Somewhat Competitive law school, which accepts only 66% of its applicants. Comparatively, Interamerican is Lower than the average cost for law school.

  Applications Offers Matriculated
Class of 2021 582 379 (65.12%) 208 (35.7%)
  25% Median 75%
GPA 2.96 3.21 3.47
LSAT 135 138 141

Tuition And Financial AID

  In-State Resident Non-Resident
Full Time $15,413 $15,413
Part Time $12,018 $12,018
Living Expenses  
Living on-campus: N/A
Living off-campus: $19,767
Living at home: $16,747

Important Dates

Early Decision 1 : N/A
Early Decision 2 : N/A
Regular Decision : 11/30
Application Fee : $63

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Inter American Law School Community

Inter American Law School is considered to have a Somewhat Favorable student to faculty ratio. The average class size for 1L sections is approximately Above Average compared to other law schools. Student diversity at Interamerican is Above Average.

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FACULTY STATISTICS

  • Full Time : 22
  • Part Time : 48

FACULTY

  • # Female Faculty : 22
  • # Minority Faculty : 72

RATIO

35.0 Students

1 Faculty

HOUSING OPTIONS

  • On Campus Housing : No
  • Graduate Housing : No
  • Law Specific Housing : No

Inter American Law School Curriculum

The size of 1L sections affects the quality and consistency of teaching in law schools. Generally with smaller 1L section sizes, students receive more individualized attention. Inter American University School of Law 1L section size is 17% larger than law schools in Puerto Rico and 10% larger than all PRIVATE law schools.

1L Section Size Comparison

Inter American Law School: 163
Puerto Rico Average: 135
PRIVATE School Average: 146
  • Positions Available in Advanced Courses
  • Simulation Courses : 516
  • Faculty Supervised Clinics : 178
  • Students Involved in Advanced Activities
  • Field Placements : 129
  • Law Journals : 72
  • Moot Court/Mock Trials : 0

Attrition Rates

  • First Year : 6.9%
  • Second Year : 4.7%
  • Third Year : 1.6%
  • Fourth Year : 0.7%

Inter American Law School Employment

Deciding to attend law school requires a large financial investment with the goal of securing employment upon graduation. The Inter American University School of Law class of 2016 had an employment rate of 73% with 0% pursuing an additional degree.

Employment Comparison

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In 2016, 132.5%% of students reported their employment status 9-months after graduation.

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Type of Employment

  • Law Firms: 38.0%
  • Business: 31.0%
  • Government: 21.0%
  • Public Interest: 4.0%
  • Academia: 3.0%
  • Puerto Rico: 94%
  • New York: 1%
  • Texas: 1%

Bar Passage Rates

  • Reporting: 132.5%
  • First Time Takers: 151
  • Average School: 43.5%
  • Average State: 46.2%
  • Pass Difference: -2.7%

Top Bar Jurisdiction

  • Puerto Rico : 46.2%
  • Passed : 87 of 200 (43.5%)
  • State Average : 46.2%
  • Difference : -2.7%