Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez

Mayaguez, PR, USA
3.50 Average Rating

Established in 1965, Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez is a private, Christ-centered institution located in western Puerto Rico. As one of the world’s 25 pontifical universities, PUCPR offers over 30 undergraduate and eight postgraduate degree programs with courses featuring a Christian academic perspective. The college is also home to the Short Careers Institute of PUCPR, which provides career-oriented certification in seven areas of study, and the Institute of Continuing Education of  PUCPR, which provides courses, workshops, forums, conferences, training, and certifications for both the university and the public.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Roman Catholic
  • Coed

Need Aware

This school may consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Small city
0
100
96%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
No
ACT
No
Transcript
No

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
100%

Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
1,273
Total Number of Undergrads
1,160
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

0
100
1%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
28%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
20:1
US National: 21:1

Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$7,839
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$5,478
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$5,478
Additional Costs
Books and Supplies
$1735

Aid & Grants

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
88%
Average Aid Per Year
$5,681
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
88%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$5,682
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$588

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
28%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$3,756
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$10,092
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$145

Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
39%
61%
Size of Town
Small city
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

On-campus living required of freshman
No

Athletics

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
No
Campus emergency phones
No

After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$21,400

What Students Are Saying

3.50 Average Rating

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