Ponce Paramedical College Inc

1213 Acacia Street Villa Flores Urb
Ponce, PR 00716-2901
School Highlights
  • Ponce Paramedical College Inc serves 2,607 students (96% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is lower than the state community college average of 27:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the state average of 100%.
  • Ponce Paramedical College Inc is one of 3 community colleges within Ponce County, PR.
  • The nearest community college to Ponce Paramedical College Inc is Instituto Tecnologico de Puerto Rico-Recinto De Ponce (0.0 miles away).

Top Placements

Ponce Paramedical College Inc places among the top 20% of community colleges in Puerto Rico for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 110 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Ponce Paramedical College Inc(PR) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, for profit
Total Faculty110 staff45 staff
This chart display total faculty of Ponce Paramedical College Inc and community college average number of faculty in PR by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Number of Programs Offered2516

Student Body

  • The student population of Ponce Paramedical College Inc has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Ponce Paramedical College Inc diversity score of 0.00 is less than the state average of 0.02. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment2,607 students839 students
This chart display the total enrollment of Ponce Paramedical College Inc and community college average number of enrollment of PR by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio24:127:1
This chart display the student staff ratio of Ponce Paramedical College Inc and community college average student staff ratio of PR by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
# Full-Time Students2,494 students701 students
This chart display the total number of Full-Time students enrollment of Ponce Paramedical College Inc and average number of community college Full-Time students enrollment of PR by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
# Part-Time Students113 students138 students
This chart display the total number of Part-Time students enrollment of Ponce Paramedical College Inc and average number of community college Part-Time students enrollment of PR by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
This chart display the Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of Ponce Paramedical College Inc.This chart display community college average Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of PR.
% Hispanic
100%
99%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ponce Paramedical College Inc.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in PR.
Diversity Score0.000.02
College Completion Rate (Year 2015)
45%
42%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$17,600$20,500
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of Ponce Paramedical College Inc and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of PR by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

Finances and Admission

    % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid97%97%
    Median Debt for Graduates$2,386$2,525
    This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Ponce Paramedical College Inc and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in PR by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
    Median Debt for Dropouts$1,348$2,240
    This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Ponce Paramedical College Inc and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in PR by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
    Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

    Nearby Schools

    Recent Articles
    Many students enroll in community college with the intent of transferring to a four-year school. Of those who do, many succeed, and yet traditional colleges and universities continue to overlook them. Read on to learn more about why more community college students don’t transfer schools and to receive some tips for making the transfer yourself.
    Community college is the only option for many students who either can’t afford a traditional four-year university or who need a more flexible school environment. Just because community college is different, however, doesn’t mean that its students matter any less. The Aspen Prize exists to encourage community colleges to do more for their students and to continually strive for improvement.
    Living with roommates is part of an authentic college experience, but is it an option for community college students? Read on to learn about housing options in community college and to learn how to survive the year with roommates.
    Did You Know?
    For Puerto Rico public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,861 per year for in-state students and $3,583 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $6,555 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

    The average community college acceptance rate in Puerto Rico is 82%. 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 0.65. The most diverse community college in Puerto Rico is University of Puerto Rico-Utuado. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.