Ponce Health Sciences University

Urb Industrial Reparada Marginal St Lot 2
Ponce, PR 00732

School Highlights

Ponce Health Sciences University serves 1,074 students (97% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 4:1 is lower than the state community college average of 26:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 100%.

School Overview

The teacher population of 273 teachers has grown by 259% over five years.
Ponce Health Sciences University(PR) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelFour or more yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate for-profitPrivate not-for-profit
Total Faculty273 staff45 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Ponce Health Sciences University has grown by 72% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 has decreased from 6:1 over five years.
The Ponce Health Sciences University diversity score of 0.04 is more than the state average of 0.02. The school's diversity has declined by 33% over five years.
Total Enrollment1,074 students842 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio4:126:1
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# Full-Time Students1,037 students614 students
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# Part-Time Students37 students128 students
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# Undergraduate Students23 students479 students
# Graduate Students1,014 students86 students
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% Asian
1%
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% Hispanic
98%
99%
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% White
1%
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% Unknown races
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1%
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Diversity Score0.040.02
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Finances and Admission

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%94%
Median Debt for Graduates--
Median Debt for Dropouts--
Acceptance Rate16%86%
Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Ponce Health Sciences University is Instituto Tecnologico de Puerto Rico-Recinto De Ponce (1.4 miles away).
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Did You Know?
For Puerto Rico public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $1,696 per year for in-state students and $2,418 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $6,703 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Puerto Rico is 77%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Puerto Rico community colleges have a diversity score of 0.02, which is lower than the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in Puerto Rico is University of Puerto Rico-Utuado. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.