School Overview

The following table shows the basic characteristic of Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Ponce and directory information. You may want to visit the school's website to check application deadlines, requirements, and financial information.
Contact Information
Address2250 Boulevard Luis A. Ferre Aguayo Suite 608, Ponce, PR 00717-9997
Admission Information
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School Category
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryDoctoral/Research University
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice

Acceptance Rate and Admission Statistics

The acceptance rate of Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Ponce is 85.28% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 48.02%. The application fees are $25 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate85.28 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)48.02 %
Graduate Application Fees$25

Tuition & Fees

PUCPR's 2023 tuition & fees is $5,920 for undergraduate students. The undergraduate tuition increased by 6.76% compared to the last year's rate ($5,545).
For graduate programs, its 2023 tuition & fees is $6,581. The graduate tuition increased by 4.29% compared to the last year's rate.
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$5,920
Graduate Tuition & Fees$6,581
*Data Source: 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 6,175 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. Among them, 6,175 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. PUCPR has 4,473 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 1,702 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students6,175
Undergraduate Students4,473
Graduate Students1,702
Online Enrollment6,175

Offered Degrees and On-Campus Services

PUCPR offers 122 programs including both undergraduate and graduate programs.
The following tables summarizes the offered programs, on-campus services, and special learning opportunities offered by PUCPR
Offered DegreesOn-Campus ServicesLearning opportunities
Number of programs122 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsAssociate
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students
Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification