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Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Ponce Campus Life

Campus Size

Medium-Sized Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 475 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 1 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

62% Women
38% Men


Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $11,200)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $10,656)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
All Track Combined 36 26 - -
Baseball 17 - - -
Basketball 14 14 - -
Other Sports 8 6 - -
Soccer - 14 - -
Swimming 12 12 - -
Table Tennis 5 4 - -
Tennis 5 6 - -
Volleyball 14 12 - -
Weight Lifting 7 10 - -


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.0%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.0%
Black/non-Hispanic 0.0%
Hispanic 98.1%
Non-resident alien 0.4%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 1.4%
Two or more races 0.0%
White/non-Hispanic 0.1%
Percent of students with disability 6%

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Remedial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Daycare on campus for children of students
  • Library on campus
  • On-Campus Housing
  • No Meal Plan

Clubs & Organizations

Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC
  • Air Force ROTC

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 0
Drug Law Violation 0
Liquor Law Violation 0
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 0
Property Crime 30
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Omar from Puerto Rico
  • 3
  • Not the bigger dorms but, they carry everything that is essential for living such as water service and electricity. Some have laundry service but I think is extra to the…

  • Jul-31-2012 Read More
  • Nicole from Puerto Rico
  • 4
  • I don't live in a college dorm, but I know a little about the dorm life in the university. They have a curfew and the residents are not coed. They…

  • Oct-30-2012 Read More


Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 5
  • Tatiana from Puerto Rico
  • Dec-02-2015 I am a current student here

    The food is great. They have a main cafeteria and a couple of other places to eat around the campus. And the variety of food is great.

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  • 5
  • Freddy from Puerto Rico
  • Jan-11-2015 I am a current student here

    The food is varied, for all tastes, healthy food and fast food. Variety of salads, fruits, pizza, sandwiches .The food cooking the same day under strict rules hygiene is prepared, sold at good prices, also have drink and snack machines .If the student has a specific diet or illness, can notify so you are preparing your food separate from others and want every day. The dining menu is a comfortable, clean and with several, has tablesâ?? area, is also closed to keep out insects to the area of food, has a buffet. It is located within the university in the rest area, accessible to all students and employees have microwaves if you want to take food from your home can be heated in them .And like all areas of the university has rules and standards of conduct within this area.

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  • 4
  • Samarys from Puerto Rico
  • Jul-16-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    I have not had a chance to eat there, but have a coffee shop and a variety of foods. Which I infer that it is very very good.

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  • 5
  • Christian from Puerto Rico
  • Mar-28-2014 I am a current student here

    The food is great. Have a cafeteria in the university. But if you don't want to eat inside the college it's have many restaurants and fast foods around.

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  • 5
  • Anonymous
  • Mar-12-2014 I am a current student here

    The food is great. They are a little plac that we called Building Coca cola becouse is red and they served diferents food and taste really good.

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  • 4
  • Oscar from Puerto Rico
  • Aug-17-2013 I am a current student here

    Currently has several pavilions with a variety of food styles that are tasty and healthy most of them at a good price.

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  • 4
  • Nicole from Puerto Rico
  • Oct-30-2012 I am a current student here

    They university has four different cafeterias. The main one is located in the student's center where you will find typical Puerto Rican food like rice and beans. The other cafeterias are located in the different academic buildings, and they offer mainly sandwiches, pastries and breakfast.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Anonymous
  • Mar-12-2014 I am a current student here

    I consider my self a Greek so my life is pretty occupied with things of the university.

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  • 0
  • Nicole from Puerto Rico
  • Oct-30-2012 I am a current student here

    There is a very active Greek life. You have many sororities, fraternities you can join and some are coed. They have initiation mainly in the summer or January(over winter break).

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