Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico - Ponce Rankings

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In the World#5172 of 14178
In North America#1391 of 2629
In the United States#1313 of 2528
In Puerto Rico#4 of 52
In Ponce#1 of 4

Quick Review

Religion
Roman Catholic
Acceptance rate
93%
Avg. cost to attend
$9,445 /y
Aid receiving
96%
Undergraduates
5,346
Graduates
1,806
Male:Female Ratio
36:64
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
pucpr.edu

Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico - Ponce Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate93%93%93%
Applicants2,2998351,464
Admissions2,1357751,360
Freshmen enrolled full time1,092422670
Freshmen enrolled part time22

1,657 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

135 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
SAT/ACT Recommended
TOEFL Recommended
College-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Hispanic7101 (99%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown41 (0.6%)
White5 (0.1%)
Asian3 (0%)
Black or African American2 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$9,445/year
Average aid awarded
$6,024
Students receiving aid
96%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$8,734
$30-48K$10,284
$48-75K$12,222
$75-110K$13,386

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$4,920$5,580
Tuition in-state$4,920$5,580
Tuition out-of-state$4,920$5,580
Fee in-district$660$810
Fee in-state$660$810
Fee out-of-state$660$810

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity166
Room charge$1,390

Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico - Ponce Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Law135
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse119
Biomedical Sciences, General104
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies73
Cardiovascular Technology & Technologist61
Social Work50
Psychology, General48
Biotechnology1332
Clinical & Medical Social Work44
Health and Physical Education & Fitness, General34
Criminology322
Clinical Psychology126
Architecture23
Biology & Biological Sciences, General22
Chemistry, General182
Radio and Television18
Curriculum and Instruction612
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services16
Accounting and Business & Management122
Industrial and Organizational Psychology212
Business Administration and Management, General84
Tourism and Travel Services Marketing Operations37
Educational Leadership and Administration, General73
History, General72
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other9
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling & Counselor9
Fashion & Apparel Design8
Auditing8
Human Resources Management & Personnel Administration, General53
Clinical Laboratory Science & Medical Technology & Technologist8
Marketing & Marketing Management, General44
Philosophy7
Public Administration52
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language & ESL Language Instructor34
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General6
Spanish Language and Literature42
Music, General6
Finance, General15
Public Relations & Image Management5
English Language and Literature, General5
Special Education and Teaching, General5
Entrepreneurship & Entrepreneurial Studies5
School Psychology5
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching4
Political Science and Government, General4
Transportation & Mobility Management4
Perioperative & Operating Room and Surgical Nurse & Nursing4
Elementary Education and Teaching3
Pre-Law Studies3
Environmental Science21
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other3
Legal Studies, General3
Business & Commerce, General11
Computer and Information Sciences, General2
International Business & Trade & Commerce2
History Teacher Education2
Business Teacher Education2
Divinity & Ministry2
Psychiatric & Mental Health Nurse & Nursing2
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication2
Painting2
Advertising1
Communication, General1
Spanish Language Teacher Education1
Family and Consumer Sciences & Home Economics Teacher Education1
French Language and Literature1
Library and Information Science1
Grand Total11773167192
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate46%39%50%
  • Full-time retention rate - 81%

Publications & Citations

Publications
374
Citations
3,554

Publication count by topic

Psychology
40
Art
37
Chemistry
32
Medicine
26
Biology
22
Political science
21
Philosophy
18
Geography
16
Sociology
13
Environmental science
5
Engineering
4
Computer science
4
History
3
Mathematics
3
Business
2
Materials science
2
Economics
2
Physics
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Art152225
Psychology24511,203
History31742
Philosophy32421
Chemistry3483826
Geography350957
Biology3515831
Economics356256
Environmental science374693
Political science41959
Medicine4727126
Materials science514320
Sociology56581
Computer science574217
Business57692
Engineering57703
Mathematics60033

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199039
199138
199247
1993215
199419
199503
1996112
199778
199885
19991114
2000235
2001738
20021348
2003549
20041439
20057101
200617163
200712131
200812187
200927211
201011172
20118186
201217209
201313203
201417189
201517182
201623192
20179174
201820140
201919158
202015162

General info

Alternative namesPUCPR
Founded1970
WikipediaPontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico
Academic CalendarAugust to May (August - December; January-May). Also Summer Session (June-July)
Total FTE staff801
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Address2250 Boulevard Luis A. Ferre Aguayo Suite 608
Ponce, Puerto Rico, 00717-9997
United States
City population149,000
Phone78784120001002
Fax+1 (787) 840 8679

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