388 Calle Luis F. Sala
Ponce, PR 00716
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School Highlights

Ponce Health Sciences University serves 699 students (99% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 1:1 is lower than the state community college average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 99%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 699 students
  • Acceptance Rate: 16%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 1:1
  • Minority enrollment: 98%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Ponce Health Sciences University ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Puerto Rico for:

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School Overview

The teacher population of 479 teachers has grown by 625% over five years.
Ponce Health Sciences University
(PR) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Medical schools and medical centers
Not applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting)
Institution Level
Four or more years
Four or more years
Institution Control
Private for-profit
Private not-for-profit
Total Faculty
479 staff
70 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Ponce Health Sciences University has declined by 30% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 1:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The Ponce Health Sciences University diversity score of 0.22 is more than the state average of 0.08. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
699 students
488 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
1:1
12:1
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# Full-Time Students
692 students
371 students
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# Part-Time Students
7 students
117 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
n/a
341 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
23 students
370 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
692 students
59 students
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PR All Graduation Breakdown
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
n/a
138 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
7 students
33 students
% Asian
1%
n/a
% Hispanic
88%
96%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Ponce Health Sciences University and the percentage of Hispanic community college students in PR by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Black
2%
2%
% White
2%
1%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Ponce Health Sciences University and the percentage of White community college students in PR by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Unknown races
7%
1%
This chart display the percentage of Unknown races students in Ponce Health Sciences University and the percentage of Unknown races community college students in PR by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ponce Health Sciences University.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in PR.
Diversity Score
0.22
0.08
This chart display the diversity score of Ponce Health Sciences University and the community college average diversity score of PR by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
n/a
49%
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
1.63%

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
100%
97%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Ponce Health Sciences University and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in PR by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
n/a
$5,064
Median Debt for Dropouts
n/a
$3,500
Acceptance Rate
16%
84%
This chart display the percent admitted of Ponce Health Sciences University and the community college average percent admitted of PR by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
SAT Reading
n/a
422
SAT Math
n/a
456
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the acceptance rate of Ponce Health Sciences University?

The acceptance rate of Ponce Health Sciences University is 16%, which is lower than the state average of 84%. Ponce Health Sciences University's acceptance rate is ranked among the top community colleges in Puerto Rico with low acceptance rates.

What is Ponce Health Sciences University's ranking?

Ponce Health Sciences University ranks among the top 20% of community college in Puerto Rico for: Lowest acceptance rates and Percent of students receiving financial aid.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 699 students
  • Acceptance Rate: 16%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 1:1
  • Minority enrollment: 98%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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