University of Puerto Rico -- Ponce

Ponce, PR

University of Puerto Rico -- Ponce

Ponce, PR

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Tuition & Fees

Not Reported

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

42%

male

58%

female

1

teacher

15

students

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Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,146
Declined 415
Total Received 1,561
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Public

2,540

undergraduate students

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Location

School Facts

University of Puerto Rico in Ponce, founded in 1970, is a public, technical institution. Its campus is located in Ponce, 70 miles from San Juan.

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Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 2,540
Established in 1970
Coeducational Coeducational

Urban campus in Ponce (population: 145,278), 70 miles from San Juan. Served by air; major airport serves San Juan. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Metropolitan area: San Juan
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Mercedita

University of Puerto Rico — Ponce
Avenida Santiago de los Caballeros
Ponce
00732-7186

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Campus Facts

  • Drama/Theater group
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $20
Application deadline November 15
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.64

Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,146
Declined 415
Total Received 1,561

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
standardized test scores

Considered

extracurricular activities

Not Considered

racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
work experience

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Table tennis
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
Weight lifting

Intramural Sports Men

Racquetball, Softball

Intramural Sports Women

Racquetball, Softball

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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Athletic Training/Trainer
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biotechnology
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
Business/Commerce, General
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary
Finance, General
Industrial Technology/Technician
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other
Physical Therapy Technician/Assistant
Psychology, General
Social Sciences, General
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Accelerated degree
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

2,540

total students

NA%

in-state

NA%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

2,540
students

Female
58%
1,463

Male
42%
1,077

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

93%

2,381
students

Female
58%
1,374

Male
42%
1,007

7%

159
students

Female
56%
89

Male
44%
70

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 80%
Student 4 year graduation rate 13%
Student 5 year graduation rate 22%
Student 6 year graduation rate 9%

Student Break-down

100%
Hispanic/Latino

269

Transfer students enrolled

11%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment no
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment no
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: February 23

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Personal/Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

Not Reported

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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