Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico Ponce: Review & Facts

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Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico Ponce is a medium four-year, private not-for-profit school with 7,770 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1948 and is one of the 11 colleges and schools located in Ponce, Puerto Rico.

Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico Ponce is affiliated with Roman Catholic Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
95
Fair
Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico Ponce will give you the option to receive an associate's degree, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, or doctoral degree.

Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico Ponce follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 95 majors. The most popular concentrations are Nursing, Law, Psychology, Medical, and Medical Assistant. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
86%
Good
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. Nevertheless, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico Ponce student retention rate is high at 86% (well above Puerto Rico average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students love their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
21 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico Ponce is low: 49%.

Student to faculty ratio at Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico Ponce is reasonably decent: 21:1. Read more information about instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$5,200
Low
Average tuition cost is very low, around $4,600 per year. The additional fees at Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico Ponce beyond tuition are approximately $600; which comes to a total of $5,200 a year.

Read the details about Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico Ponce additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
77%
According to government data, 2,462 applications were submitted and 1,890 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to get accepted at this school.

This school might accept dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) earned prior to admission.

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The undergraduate application fee at Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico Ponce is $15.00. The graduate application fee is $25.00. The first-professional application fee is $75.00.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico Ponce and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (787) 841-2000 or check Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico Ponce Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$1,400
Low
Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico Ponce offers a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico Ponce, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
A-
Safe
Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico Ponce offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 200 students, which provides a reasonable on-campus housing option. The room price is low, around $1,400 per academic year.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico Ponce. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico Ponce appears to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico Ponce Location and Maps



Post Address: Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico Ponce, 2250 Boulevard Luis A. Ferre Aguayo Suite 608, Ponce, Puerto Rico 00717-9997
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