Graduation Rates in Reasonable Completion Time

For the academic year 2020-2021, 503 students out of 1,099 candidates have completed their courses within 150% normal time (i.e. in 6 years for 4-years BS degree) at Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Ponce. By gender, 167 male and 336 female students graduated the school last year completing their jobs in the period. Its graduation rate is lower than the average rate when comparing similar colleges (60.72% in average - Private (not-for-profit) Doctoral/Research University).
CandidatesCompletersGraduation Rates
Total1,09950345.77%
Men43316738.57%
Women66633650.45%

Graduation Rate By Race/Ethnicity

The graduation rate of Hispanic students is 45.60%, rate of White students is 100.00%, and rate of Unknown students is 100.00% at Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Ponce.
TotalMaleFemale
Hispanic45.60%(498/1,092) 38.37%(165/430) 50.30%(333/662)
White100.00%(1/1) - 100.00%(1/1)
Unknown100.00%(1/1) 100.00%(1/1) -
Graduation Rate By Race/Ethnicity

Graduation Rate By Completion Time Period

For BS degrees, 92 students completed their courses in 4 years (or 100% normal time) and 251 finished in 5 years (or 125% normal time). An additional 252 students graduated within 6 years (or 150% normal time).
Graduation Rate By Completion Time Period

Transfer-out and Retention Rates

The transfer-out rate is calculated by dividing the total number of students who are known to have transferred out of other institutions within 150% of normal time to completion into the total number of students, At Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Ponce, the transfer-out rate is 11.83%. Its transfer-out rate is much lower than the average rate when comparing similar colleges (21.88% in average - Private (not-for-profit) Doctoral/Research University).
Transfer-out and Retention Rates
By definition, the retention rate is the percentage of students who return to a college for their sophomore year. At Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Ponce, the retention rate is 81% last year. Its retention rate is around the average rate when comparing similar colleges (78.25% in average - Private (not-for-profit) Doctoral/Research University).
Retention Rates at Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Ponce

Non-Resident Alien Graduation Rate

A non-resident alien student is not a US citizen/green card holder and studies with a student visa, such as an F visa, in the United States. At Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Ponce, 3 of 5 non-resident alien students completed their studies and the graduation rate was 60.00%.
Non-Resident Alien Graduation Rate

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