Directory Information

Address2250 Boulevard Luis A. Ferre Aguayo Suite 608, Ponce, PR 00717-9997
Phone787-841-2000
WEBSchool's Website
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Online ApplicationApply Online
Financial AidDeadlines and Applications
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Veterans TuitionVeterans Benefit Information
AthleticAthletic Team Information
Disability ServiceDisability Services
School Typefour-years, private (not-for-profit)
Carnegie CategoryDoctoral/Research University
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice

2022 Tuition & Fees and 2023 Estimation

For undergraduate school, the 2022 tuition and fees of Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Ponce are $5,545. For graduate programs, its 2022 graduate school tuition and fees are $6,310.
The estimated 2023 tuition & fees for prospective students is $5,580 based on the tuition changes over the past five years. The estimated 2023 graduate school tuition & fees is $6,350.
2021-22 Tuition & Fees2022-23 Estimation
Undergraduate$5,545
Graduate$6,310
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
Undergraduate$5,580
Graduate$6,350
The estimation for 2022-2023 tuition costs is based on the cost change rates of last year.

Key Stats for Prospective Students

The Acceptance rate at Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Ponce is 85.28% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 48.02%. The average graduation rate is 42%. Total 6,614 students are attending the school and the school offers campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory and residence halls possessed by the school).
The average earning in 10 years after graduation from the school is $21,400. The average salary varies depending on the field of study where the Architecture program shows the highest salary with $27,700 after graduating. Key academic stats for the school are listed in the next table.
2022 PUCPR Key Academics Statistics
Admission Stats »85.28% Acceptance Rate / 48.02% Yield
Graduation Rate »42%
Retention Rate78%(full-time), 50% (part-time)
Student to Faculty Ratio4.55% (22 to 1)
Student Population »6,614 (4,889 undergraduate)
Average Financial Aid »$6,428
Average Earning After 10 years of graduation$21,400
Average Salary by Field of Study$7,400 - $27,700

Special Learning Opportunities and On-Campus Student Services

Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Ponce offers online classes (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. It has ROTC programs and offers teacher certification programs designed to prepare students to meet the requirements for certification as teachers. The next table summarizes the special learning opportunities.
Special Learning Opportunities at PUCPR
Online ClassUndergraduate, Graduate
ROTCArmy, Air Force
Weekend/Evening CollegeNo
Teacher CertificationYes
Study AbroadYes
PUCPR provides several student services including remedial services, academic/career counseling services, employment services for students, Placement services for completers.
On-Campus Student Services at PUCPR
Remedial servicesYes
Academic/career counseling serviceYes
Employment services for studentsYes
Placement services for completersYes
On-campus day care for students' childrenYes
Library facilities at institutionVarious Library Facilities Provided

Campus Life

The following table illustrates the special characteristics of PUCPR. Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Ponce is religiously affiliated with Roman Catholic. It has dormitories (or campus-owned housing) and its capacity is 150. It also offers separate board/meal plans.
PUCPR Special Characteristics
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Has HospitalNo
Offer Medical DegreeNo
Board/Meal PlanNo
Dormitory Capacity150


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