About Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Ponce

Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Ponce is a Private, 4 years college located in Ponce, Puerto Rico. Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Ponce ranked .
It has a total enrollment of 6,614 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1. It is a Doctoral/Research University school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The acceptance rate at Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Ponce is 91.00% last year (undergraduate school).
Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Ponce is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education.
Contact Information
Address2250 Boulevard Luis A. Ferre Aguayo Suite 608, Ponce, PR 00717-9997
Admission Information
Online Applicationwww.pucpr.edu/admisiones/solicitud-admisiones/
Financial Aidwww.pucpr.edu/oficinas/asistencia-economica/costos-y-ayudas-economicas/
Net Price Calculatorhttps://www.https://www.pucpr.edu/net_price_calculator/
Veterans Tuitionwww.pucpr.edu/conocenos/servicios-a-la-comunidad/oficina-de-servicios-al-veterano
Disability Servicewww.pucpr.edu/conocenos/informacion-al-consumidor/
School Category
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryDoctoral/Research University
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Ponce is 91.00% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 51.00%. The application fees are $25 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate91.00 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)51.00 %
Graduate Application Fees$25

Tuition & Fees

The 2022 tuition & fees at Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Ponce is $5,545 for undergraduate students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $6,310.
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$5,545
Graduate Tuition & Fees$6,310
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 6,614 students have enrolled for academic year 2020-2021. Among them, 164 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. PUCPR has 4,889 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 1,725 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students6,614
Undergraduate Students4,889
Graduate Students1,725
Online Enrollment164

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs130 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsAssociate
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)

On-campus Services

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification