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 University Of Puerto Rico-ponce Ponce, Puerto Rico

2151 Santiago De Los Caballeros Avenue
Ponce, Puerto Rico

University Of Puerto Rico-ponce 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.
Degree Stats For University Of Puerto Rico-ponce

 Type of Institution

Term Type: Semester

Comparison Group Category:
4 yr, Puerto Rico, public

Geographical Region:
Outlying areas AS FM GU MH MP PR PW VI

Chief Administrator:
Chancellor Jaime Marrero Vazquez

Title IV Eligibility:
Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs

Sector: Public, 4-year or above

Degree of Urbanization(Locale): City: Midsize

Open to Public? Institution is open to the public

 Carnegie Information

Carnegie Classification 2005 - Basic:
Baccalaureate Colleges--Diverse Fields

Carnegie Classification 2005 - Enrollment Profile:
Exclusively undergraduate four-year

Carnegie Classification 2005 - Graduate Instructional:
Not applicable

Carnegie Classification 2005 - Undergraduate Instructional:
Professions focus, no graduate coexistence

Carnegie Classification 2005 - Size and Setting
Medium four-year, primarily nonresidential

Carnegie Classification 2005 - Undergraduate Profile
Full-time four-year, selective, lower transfer-in

 Room and Board

Provide on-campus housing? No
Total Dorm Capacity: 0
Provide board or meals? No
Number of meals per week:0
Typical room charge per year:$0
Typical board charge per year:$0
Combined room/board:$0

 Degree Information

Level of Institution: Four or more years

Highest Level Offered: Bachelor's degree

Undergraduate Offering:
Undergraduate degree or certificate offering

Graduate Offering:
No graduate offering

First Professional Offer:
No first-professional offering

Highest Degree Offered: Bachelors

Degree Granting Status: Degree-granting

Historical Black College or University: No

Institution has Hospital: No

Institution grants a Medical Degree: No

Institutional Category:
Degree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or above


Athletic Association: Yes
NCAA Member: Implied no
NAIA Member: Implied no
NJCAA Member: Implied no
NSCAA Member: Implied no
NCCAA Member: Implied no
Other Member: Yes
Football: No
Basketball: No
Baseball: No
Cross Country/Track: No


 Fee Information

Application Fee information for University Of Puerto Rico-ponce  Application Fee: Yes
 Out of State Tuition? Yes
 Financial Aid Office Phone: 787-844-8181
 Admissions Office Phone: 787-844-8181

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