3,229
Students
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
73
73%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

University of Puerto Rico–Ponce is a 4-year institution located in Ponce, PR, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 7186
Ponce, PR  00732-7186
United States
Contact Phone: 787-844-8181

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Marine Biology And Biological Oceanography Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,222
Applied
900
Accepted
3,229
Enrolled
74%
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Female Admissions

672
Females Applied
506
Females Accepted
75%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

550
Males Applied
394
Males Accepted
72%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

20
Application Fee
3.64
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen November 15th March 4th
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer February 23rd May 15th Yes

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

1,938
In-state
3,959
Out-of-state
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Fees

144
Full-time student fees
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered Yes
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

0
Avg. Grant Aid
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
40%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
0%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

3,229
Total undergrad students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 100%

Gender

Male (43.79%)
Female (56.21%)

Campus Life

Student Activities

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Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
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Local fraternities
Local sororities

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Checkmark No
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Racquetball Checkmark No No
Softball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
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Racquetball Checkmark No No
Softball Checkmark No No
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Faculty

188
Total Faculty
17:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 134
Part-time - 54
Male - 78
Female - 110