Graduate Programs Overview

Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Ponce is a Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years school located in Ponce, Puerto Rico. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $6,270 in average for all students.

It offers forty-eight graduate programs: 38 Master's, 8 Doctorate, 2 Post-Bachelor's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 162 students have been conferred Master's degree and 178 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NamePontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Ponce
TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Address2250 Boulevard Luis A. Ferre Aguayo Suite 608, Ponce, PR
Graduate School Students1,845 students
3 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)$6,270
Student to Faculty22:1 (4.55%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 48 Graduate Programs
38 Master's, 2 Post graduate certificates

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 graduate tuition & fees at Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Ponce with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. The tuition & fees is $6,270 for all students.The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $310.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$310
Books & Supplies$1,763
Room & Board$5,150 (On-Campus) / $6,893 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$4,961 (On-Campus) / $5,284 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$18,144
Off-Campus Total$20,210
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)
Tuition & Fees$5,880$6,060$6,240$6,390$6,270

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Ponce offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 48 major areas - 36 Master's , 6 Doctorate , 1 Post-Bachelor'. The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Legal Studies
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Natural Resources And Conservation
Communication and Journalism
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Library Science
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Theology And Religious Vocations
Physical Sciences
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts

Graduate Student Population

Total 7,136 students enrolled in Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Ponce including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 1,845 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 557 male and 1,288 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 1,159 full-time and 686 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 3 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 24 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students557
Women Students1,288
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students1,159
Part-time Students686
By race/ethnicity 3 White, 0 Black, and 0 Asian students are attending at Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Ponce. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
10 students are younger than 22 and 353 students are older than 65. The school has 935 students aged between 22 and 30 and 547 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under10
40 & Over353
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Ponce, 3 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 24 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment1,845
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses3
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses24
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses1,818
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses3
Puerto Rico Resident3
Other State In U.S.-
Outside of U.S.0

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