University of Puerto Rico-Ponce

Ponce, PR, USA
2.54 Average Rating

The University of Puerto Rico in Ponce is the only campus in the UPR system in the southern region of Puerto Rico. UPR Ponce is home to 12 academic departments and an honors program. To provide an opportunity for students to earn money while taking classes, UPR Ponce features work study programs in eight fields of study. For students who wish to explore new cultures, the university offers a study abroad program in Spain.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed

Need Blind

This school does not consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Small city

0
100
45%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
No
ACT
No
Transcript
No

Important Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision November 15, 2018

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
100%
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Bachelor's
Total Number of Students
3,630
Total Number of Undergrads
3,630
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

0
100
8%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
41%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
18:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$6,448
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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.
$2,039
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.
$4,061
Additional Costs
Books and Supplies
$2168

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.
87%
Average Aid Per Year
$5,503
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.
87%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$5,294
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$768

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.
4%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$1,873
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.
$5,450
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.
$57
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
43%
57%
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
Yes
Campus emergency phones
No
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

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What Students Are Saying

2.54 Average Rating
Its a perfectly competing university of the state of Puerto Rico and excels giving its students top notch education with well known professors recognized by their research.
Juan from Ponce, PR
Academic excellence, high-quality equipment with wonderful professors for a great price.

Unique in its class, you will feel very proud for been part of the college.

My final rate for this University would be an A 100%.
Eduardo from Ponce, PR

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