Caribbean University – Ponce

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Caribbean University-Ponce Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (787) 840-2955
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
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Address: AVE. EDNITA NAZARIO #1015, Ponce, PR 00716-7733
Setting: City: Midsize
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 755
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 33%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 7 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 578 (77% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $5,424
Out-of-state Tuition: $5,424
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $5,998

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Caribbean University-Ponce Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Caribbean University-Ponce.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 341
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 1
Education 34
Engineering 3
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 12
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 111
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 11
Grand total 81461

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Caribbean University-Ponce and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $5,424
Out-of-state $5,424
Books and supplies $1,272

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $6,092
Out-of-state $6,092

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 36 100%
Grant or scholarship aid 36 100% $5,998
Student loan aid 10 28% $1,856

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 511 78% $5,258
Federal student loans 327 50% $4,816

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Caribbean University-Ponce. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Caribbean University-Ponce students.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Caribbean University-Ponce Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 755
Undergraduate enrollment 530
Graduate enrollment 225

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Caribbean University-Ponce Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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