Admissions Information

The next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedAdvanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree OfferedAssociate, Bachelor

Admission Statistics

For the academic year 2022-23, the acceptance rate is 53.97% and the yield is 77.00%. 636 men and 798 women applied to UPR-Ponce and 413 men and 359 women students were accepted.
Among them, 301 men and 294 women were enrolled in the school (Fall 2022). The following table and chart show the admission statistics including the number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
Acceptance Rate 53.97%64.94%44.99%
Yield 77.00%72.88%81.89%
Data source: NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: June 24, 2023)

Application Requirements

It requires to submit High School GPA and High School Record (or Transcript) to its applicants.
The SAT and ACT test score is not considered in admission process at UPR-Ponce. The english proficiency test is not considered.
The next table summarizes the application requirements to apply University of Puerto Rico at Ponce.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and deadlines, see its online application page .
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UPR-Ponce Admission Requirements
SAT / ACTNeither required nor recommended
Other Test (Wonderlic,WISC-III,etc)Required
English Proficiency TestNeither required nor recommended
High School GPARequired
High School RankNeither required nor recommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramNeither required nor recommended
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesConsidered but not Required
Work experienceNeither required nor recommended
Personal statement or essayConsidered but not Required
Legacy statusNeither required nor recommended

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