2023 Ponce School of Medicine Tuition & Fees

The 2023 tuition at Ponce School of Medicine is $66,902. The 2023 tuition & fees is is same as the previous year rate (2022). Ponce School of Medicine's tuition is 6.36% higher than average tuition of U.S. medical schools and 26.5% higher than average tuition of Puerto Rico medical schools.
The medical school tuition differs and more expensive than the regular undergraduate and graduate programs. The average undergraduate program tuition & fees at Ponce Health Sciences University is $19,349. The average graduate schools tuition & fees other than medical school is $20,961.
The average living costs including room & board and transportation costs is $26,432.
Ponce School of Medicine 2023 Tuition & Fees
Ponce School of Medicine Tuition & Fees$66,902
U.S. Private Medical School Average$62,900
Puerto Rico Private Medical School Average$52,871
Living Costs$26,432
Undergraduate Program$19,349
Graduate Program$20,961

4-Yeras MD Program Total Costs

The tuition for MD program varies by medical years depending on mandatory fees and required course works. The estimated COA (cost of attendance) for the standard four(4) years MD program at Ponce School of Medicine is $381,360 based on the current tuition rate. The COA includes the costs for tuition & fees, room & board, transportation, books & supplies, and other personal miscellaneous expenses. The next table summarizes medical school costs for four(4) years by year and cost item.
Ponce School of Medicine Year by Year Cost of Attendance
Year 1Year 2Year 3Year 44 Years Estimation
Tuition & Fees$66,902$67,592$68,832$70,502$273,828
Room & Board / transportation$22,492$21,600$21,600$23,640$89,332
Books & Supplies$2,600$2,200$1,800$2,200$8,800
Miscellaneous Expenses$2,100$2,100$2,600$2,600$9,400
COA$94,094$93,492$94,832$98,942$381,360

MCAT & GPA Scores

The average MCAT score of enrolled students at Ponce School of Medicine is 499. Compared to the average MCAT of all medical schools, the MCAT score of Ponce School of Medicine is around average of U.S. medical schools (the average score is 512).
The average GPA is 3.65 and it is around average compared to other medical schools (the average GPA is 3.73).
Ponce School of Medicine 2022 MCAT and GPA
2022
MCAT - Ponce School of Medicine499
U.S. Medical Schools512
Puerto Rico Medical Schools500
GPA - Ponce School of Medicine3.65
U.S. Medical Schools3.73
Puerto Rico Medical Schools3.71

Acceptance Rate & Yield

The 2022 acceptance rate at Ponce School of Medicine is 8.52% where 1,760 applicants have applied to and 150 students have accepted and finally enrolled to school. The acceptance rate at Ponce School of Medicine is much higher (very easy to get in) compared to other medical schools in united states (the average acceptance rate is 3.52%). Note that the acceptance rate means the percentage of applicants who are accepted and enrolled (not just accepted).
Ponce School of Medicine 2022 Acceptance Rate and Yield
TotalResidencyGender
Puerto RicoOther StateMenWomen
Applicants1,760 630
(35.8%)
1,130
(64.2%)
757
(43.0%)
1,000
(56.8%)
Enrolled150 116
(77.3%)
34
(22.7%)
52
(34.7%)
98
(65.3%)
Acceptance Rate8.52% 18.40% 3.01% 6.88% 9.80%
U.S. Medical Schools3.52% 10.29% 1.04% 3.48% 3.56%
Puerto Rico Medical Schools7.44% 14.64% 1.73% 7.38% 7.49%

New Students and Total Enrollment

For the academic year 2021-2022, total 150 first-time students have enrolled in Ponce School of Medicine.By residency, 77.3% of new students is Puerto Rico residents and 22.7% of enrolled students from other States. By gender, 65.3% of enrolled students is women and 34.7% is men students.
A total of 537 students have enrolled to Ponce School of Medicine. By gender, there are 245 male and 292 female students at Ponce School of Medicine.
2021 Student Population at Ponce School of Medicine
2021
Total Enrollment537
Men Students245
Women Students292
First-time Students150