University of Puerto Rico Ponce: Review & Facts

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University of Puerto Rico Ponce is a medium four-year, public school with 3,545 students enrolled. This school was established in 1910 and is one of the 11 colleges located in Ponce, Puerto Rico.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
17
Fair
University of Puerto Rico Ponce will give you the option to obtain an associate's degree or bachelor's degree.

University of Puerto Rico Ponce follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 17 majors. The most popular concentrations are Psychology, Medical, Biology, Criminal Justice, and Accounting and Finance. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges.


Student Retention
85%
Good
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. However, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

University of Puerto Rico Ponce student retention rate is high at 85% (well above Puerto Rico average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students love their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
18 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at University of Puerto Rico Ponce is low: 49%.

Student to faculty ratio at University of Puerto Rico Ponce is reasonably decent -- 18:1. Find out more on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$4,100
Low
Average tuition price is very low, about $3,900 per year. The additional fees at University of Puerto Rico Ponce not covered by tuition are nearly $200; this comes to $4,100 per year.

Read the details about 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
51%
Doable
According to government data, 2,138 applications were submitted and 1,080 were accepted; so it is not very hard to get accepted at this school.

The college will consider accepting dual credits and advanced placement credits for admission.

Read more about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at University of Puerto Rico Ponce in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
Safe
University of Puerto Rico Ponce offers study abroad programs and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

This school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
At this moment there is no on-campus housing at University of Puerto Rico Ponce.

Army ROTC programs are available at 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.

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

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

University of Puerto Rico Ponce Location and Maps



Post Address: University of Puerto Rico Ponce, 2151 Santiago de los Caballeros Avenue, Ponce, Puerto Rico 00716-9996
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