University of Puerto Rico - Ponce Rankings

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In the World#10702 of 14178
In North America#2268 of 2629
In the United States#2170 of 2528
In Puerto Rico#32 of 52
In Ponce#4 of 4

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
73%
Aid receiving
96%
Undergraduates
2,540
Male:Female Ratio
42:58
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree

University of Puerto Rico - Ponce Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate73%72%75%
Applicants1,561684877
Admissions1,146491655
Freshmen enrolled full time513240273

100 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

Admissions requirements

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

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Hispanic2540 (100%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$5,429
Students receiving aid
96%

Tuition and fees

Undergraduates
Tuition in-district$3,968
Tuition in-state$3,968
Tuition out-of-state$5,952
Fee in-district$200
Fee in-state$200
Fee out-of-state$200

University of Puerto Rico - Ponce Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor's
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other83
Psychology, Other66
Forensic Psychology56
Elementary Education and Teaching40
Accounting36
Executive Assistant & Executive Secretary31
Physical Therapy Technician & Assistant24
Athletic Training & Trainer24
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other23
Civil Engineering Technology & Technician13
Drafting and Design Technology & Technician, General13
Computer and Information Sciences, General12
Biology & Biological Sciences, General11
Marketing & Marketing Management, General11
Industrial Technology & Technician10
Finance, General4
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography2
Grand Total60399
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate44%32%53%
  • Full-time retention rate - 75%

Publications & Citations

Publications
38
Citations
145

Publication count by topic

Medicine
12
Biology
11
Mathematics
6
Chemistry
5
Geography
1
Psychology
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Chemistry508978
Geography52564
Mathematics555211
Medicine571523
Biology598611
Psychology63813

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
201301
201461
201560
2016610
2017321
2018425
2019433
2020638

General info

Alternative namesUPR-Ponce
Founded1970
WikipediaUniversity of Puerto Rico at Ponce
Motto¡Rojo y Negro Siempre!
Red and Black, Forever!
Colorsred, black
Academic CalendarSemesters
Total FTE staff343
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields

Location and Contacts

Address2151 Santiago de los Caballeros Avenue
Ponce, Puerto Rico, 00716-9996
United States
City population149,000
Phone7878448181