University of Puerto Rico-Ponce

  • Public4 Years (or High)Ponce, PRDegree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or aboveBachelor's degree3,630 Students44.81 % Acceptance Ratio18:1 Student-Faculty Ratio
    University of Puerto Rico-Ponce is a Public (4 Years or High) college located in Ponce, Puerto Rico. It has a total enrollment of 3,630 and student to faculty ratio is 18:1. It is a Degree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or above school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Bachelor's degree. The acceptance ratio for undergraduate school is 44.81% last year.
  • Open Admission Policy
    Acceptance Ratio44.81 %
    Admission Yield84.83 %

    The acceptance ratio is 44.81% last year at University of Puerto Rico-Ponce where total 2,339 students applied and 1,048 were accepted.

  • In-StateOut-of-State
    Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$2,039$4,061
    Off-Campus Living Costs$13,614

    The tuition & fees at University of Puerto Rico-Ponce, for academic year 2017-2018 is $2,039 for in-state students and $4,061 for out-of-students.

    The living cost including room, board, and other expenses is $13,614 (living off campus).

    Cost of Attendance
  • ROTC Program

    Study Abroad

    Remedial Service

    Career Counseling


    University of Puerto Rico-Ponce provides various learning opportunities and services for their students.

    It includes ROTC Program, Study Abroad, Remedial Service, Career Counseling, Library and more.

    Explore campus life and get your opportunities at University of Puerto Rico-Ponce.

    Learning Opportunities & Services

The Numbers Say it All about University of Puerto Rico-Ponce

Key Stats for University of Puerto Rico-Ponce

Costs of Attendance very inexpensive

University of Puerto Rico-Ponce$4,061
All U.S. Colleges$18,355
Public, 4 Years or High Colleges$18,374
4 Years or High Colleges$22,271
Public, 4 Years or High Colleges in Puerto Rico$4,407

Admission Chances difficult to get in


Admission Ratio

  • All U.S. Colleges66.99%
  • Public, 4 Years or High Colleges68.96%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges66.20%
  • Public, 4 Years or High Colleges in Puerto Rico62.84%

Financial Helps high financial help rate


Financial Aid Rates

  • All U.S. Colleges76.94%
  • Public, 4 Years or High Colleges74.61%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges82.17%
  • Public, 4 Years or High Colleges in Puerto Rico81.77%

Student Population small

University of Puerto Rico-Ponce3,630
All U.S. Colleges20,523,036
Public, 4 Years or High Colleges8,898,653
4 Years or High Colleges14,093,854
Public, 4 Years or High Colleges in Puerto Rico64,303

Graduation Rates average in nation


Graduation Rate

  • All U.S. Colleges47.15%
  • Public, 4 Years or High Colleges45.08%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges48.69%
  • Public, 4 Years or High Colleges in Puerto Rico40.98%

Major Programs limited programs


Major Programs

  • All U.S. Colleges70
  • Public, 4 Years or High Colleges203
  • 4 Years or High Colleges109
  • Public, 4 Years or High Colleges in Puerto Rico67

University of Puerto Rico-Ponce's Mission

The University of Puerto Rico in Ponce is a teaching institution dedicatedto the intellectual, humanistic, scientific, cultural, and ethical growthof its students. It is devoted to the integral development of citizens andprofessionals capable of contributing to a global society as critical, creative,and honest leaders committed to continuous learning and community service. It fosters equal access, academic rigor, enriching educational activities, and qualitysupport services which contribute to the formation of graduates with a profile of academic excellence.In all its undertakings, the University of Puerto Rico in Ponce promotes ademocratic environment supportive of academic freedom, excellence, integrity,respect, tolerance, creativity, and research.

Contact Information & Online Resources


University of Puerto Rico-Ponce 2151 Santiago de los Caballeros Avenue,
Ponce, PR 00716-9996
787) 844-8181


University of Puerto Rico-Ponce is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education (07/01/1970 - Current).
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