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College Profile: University of Puerto Rico-Ponce

 
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2151 Santiago de los Caballeros Avenue
Ponce, PR
00716-9996
787-844-8181 (general)
787-844-8181 (financial aid)
787-844-8181 (admissions)
 
 
 

 
Mission Statement

The University of Puerto Rico in Ponce is a co-educational institution, the only unit of the public system in the southern part of Puerto Rico which offers associate and baccalaureate degrees and transfer programs based on the needs and expectations of the Island. The College is committed, in its policies and practices, to the search for truth, the appreciation of universal humanistic and ethical values, placing special emphasis on the Puerto Rican and Occidental cultures, and respect for creative dialogue in the search for truth. To that end, the institution recruits and retains faculty dedicated to the arts of teaching and advising; to the search for and dissemination of truth through scholarship, research, and creative endeavor; and to service the University and the community in general. The institutional environment is challenging and conducive to providing students with the possibility of exploring the potential of their abilities and of understanding their responsibility for community service once graduated. The principal focus of the curricular programs is undergraduate education at the associate and baccalaureate degree and transfer program levels in those areas that reflect the needs and aspirations of the Puerto Rican community in general and of the southern community in particular. Liberal arts and specialized fields are combined to nurture students and faculty with enriching intellectual experiences. Moreover, recognizing its responsibility to the community, the University of Puerto Rico in Ponce provides a variety of continuing education, cultural enrichment, and community service programs. Finally, our College recognizes its responsibility in promoting research as a means of searching for truth.


General Information
Other Names UPR-Ponce
Type Public, 4-year or above
Control Public
Size 1,000 - 4,999
Campus Setting City: Midsize
Calendar System Semester
Title IV Eligibility Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Relgious Affiliation Not applicable

College Student Services Offered
Yes Remedial ServicesYes Academic/career counseling service
No Employment services for studentsNo Placement services for completers
No On-campus day care for students' children   

College Special Learning Opportunities
Yes ROTCNo Distance learning opportunities
Yes ROTC: ArmyYes Study abroad
No ROTC: NavyYes Weekend/evening college
No ROTC: Air Force   

Sources: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
More info

University of Puerto Rico-Ponce Website

Admissions Considerations & Recommendations
Open admission policy No
Admission test scores Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language Neither required nor recommended

Applicants (most recent fall period)
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Admissions (most recent fall period)
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Percentage of Students Submitting Test Scores
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SAT Percentile Scores
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ACT Percentile Scores
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Percentage Receiving Financial Aid
Local|federal|any
 
Average Amount of Financial Aid Received
Local|federal&chds=100,6000&chxr=0,100,6000
 
Average Tuition for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Graduates
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Comprehensive Fee for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Graduates
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Student Body
3,508 Student Body SizeNo On-Campus Housing
1,205 Fall Applicants0 Total Dormitory Capacity
991 Fall Admissions

Geography
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Gender
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Ethnicity
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