Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico

2250 Boulevard Luis A. Ferre Aguayo Suite 608, Ponce, 00717-9997
Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico (aka PUCPR) is a non-profit, private higher education institution that resides in Ponce, Puerto Rico. The school is affiliated with the Roman Catholic Church.

Awards conferred at PUCPR include associate's, bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in over 41 study areas and 114 academic disciplines. The school has been accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and has specialized accreditation from the American Bar Association - Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar.

This institution offers dual credit, distance learning and study abroad programs. They accept Advanced Placement and life experience credit towards completion of a degree students have access to on-campus day care.


General Information

Main Phone: (787) 841 -20001002 Website: www.pucpr.edu
Status: Non-accredited Faculty: 352
School Type: Private not-for-profit- 4-year or above Affiliation: Roman Catholic
Size: Medium (5,000 - 10,000 students) Undergraduates: 6,352
Setting: N/A Graduate Students: 2,450
On-Campus Housing: N/A Acceptance Rate: 73%
Out-of-State Tuition: N/A Varsity Athletics: Yes
In-State Tuition: N/A Student-to-faculty Ratio: 25 to 1

Admissions

Application Fee: $ 25


Admission Requirements

Required Recommended
High School Diploma or Equivalent
High School GPA
High School Transcript
Recommendations
TOEFL
Standardized Test Scores

Acceptance Rate

Total
Applied 2,752
Accepted 2,012
Acceptance Rate 73%
Enrolled 1,416

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Attendance Status 92% Full-time 8% Part-time
Graduate Attendance Status 72% Full-time 28% Part-time
Student Gender 40% Men 60% Women

Student Race Ethnicity

0% White 0% American Indian/Alaska Native
0% Black or African American 0% Multiracial
99% Hispanic/Latino 0% Asian/Oriental
0% Polynesian/Pacific Island 1% Other



Financial Aid

Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grant 47% $ 3,851
Local Grant 88% $5,212
Institutional Grant 29% $ 453
Student Loans 38% $ 3,307

Majors & Degrees


Natural Resources and Conservation

Natural Resources Conservation and Research

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Environmental Science - - 2 9 -

Computer Information Sciences

Computer and Information Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer and Information Sciences - 0 - - -

Computer Programming

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Programming ? Specific Applications - 0 - - -

Communication and Journalism

Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
International and Intercultural Communication - - 6 - -
Advertising - - 2 - -

Radio, Television, and Digital Communication

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Radio and Television - - 8 - -

Education

Teacher Education and Professional Development Specific Subject Areas

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Social Studies Teacher Education - - 0 - -
Health Teacher Education - - 5 - -
Business Teacher Education - - 4 5 -
History Teacher Education - - 6 5 -
General Science Teacher Education - - 1 5 -
History Teacher Education - - 1 2 -
Spanish Language Teacher Education - - 4 2 -
Chemistry Teacher Education - - 0 2 -
Mathematics Teacher Education - - 4 2 -
Family and Home Economics Teacher Education - - 6 2 -
Music Teacher Education - - 6 2 -
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching - - 18 2 -
Biology Teacher Education - - 0 2 -

Teacher Education and Professional Development

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Elementary Education and Teaching - - 31 3 -

Educational Administration and Supervision

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Educational Leadership and Administration - - - 8 17

Teacher Education and Professional Development

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Elementary Education and Teaching - - 31 3 -

Student Counseling

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
School Counseling and Guidance Services - - - 4 -

Curriculum and Instruction

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Curriculum and Instruction - - - 15 10

Teaching English Or French As A Second Language

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Teaching English As A Second Language (esl) Instructor - - 14 4 -

Special Education and Teaching

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Special Education and Teaching - - 16 - -

Curriculum and Instruction

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Curriculum and Instruction - - - 15 10

Teacher Education and Professional Development Specific Subject Areas

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Social Studies Teacher Education - - 0 - -
Health Teacher Education - - 5 - -
Business Teacher Education - - 4 5 -
History Teacher Education - - 6 5 -
General Science Teacher Education - - 1 5 -
History Teacher Education - - 1 2 -
Spanish Language Teacher Education - - 4 2 -
Chemistry Teacher Education - - 0 2 -
Mathematics Teacher Education - - 4 2 -
Family and Home Economics Teacher Education - - 6 2 -
Music Teacher Education - - 6 2 -
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching - - 18 2 -
Biology Teacher Education - - 0 2 -

Teaching English Or French As A Second Language

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Teaching English As A Second Language (esl) Instructor - - 14 4 -

Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Spanish Language and Literature - - 2 1 -

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Biotechnology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biotechnology - - - 19 -

Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biology Biological Sciences - - 14 - -

Legal Professions and Studies

Law

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Law - - - - 192

Non-professional General Legal Studies (undergraduate)

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Legal Studies - - 2 - -
Pre-law Studies - - 7 - -

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Liberal Arts and Sciences Liberal Studies - - 46 - -

Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences

Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences - - 0 - -

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Biotechnology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biotechnology - - - 19 -

Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biology Biological Sciences - - 14 - -

English Language and Literature Letters

English Language and Literature

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
English Language and Literature - - 0 - -

Legal Professions and Studies

Law

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Law - - - - 192

Non-professional General Legal Studies (undergraduate)

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Legal Studies - - 2 - -
Pre-law Studies - - 7 - -

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Philosophy

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Philosophy - - 5 - -

Mathematics and Statistics

Mathematics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mathematics - - 0 - -

Multi Interdisciplinary Studies

Gerontology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Gerontology - 0 0 - -

Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies

Health and Physical Education Fitness

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Health and Physical Education Fitness - - 7 - -

Multi Interdisciplinary Studies

Gerontology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Gerontology - 0 0 - -

Theology and Religious Vocations

Theological and Ministerial Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Divinity Ministry - - - 2 -

Religious Education

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Religious Education - - - 0 -

Physical Sciences

Chemistry

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Chemistry - - 21 0 -

Physics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Physics - - 0 - -

Chemistry

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Chemistry - - 21 0 -

Social Sciences

Criminology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Criminology - - 32 2 -

Sociology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Sociology - - 0 - -

Political Science and Government

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Political Science and Government - - 4 - -

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services

Criminal Justice and Corrections

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Security and Loss Prevention Services - - 0 - -

Social Sciences

Criminology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Criminology - - 32 2 -

Sociology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Sociology - - 0 - -

Political Science and Government

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Political Science and Government - - 4 - -

Psychology

Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychology - - 34 - -

Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Clinical Psychology - - - 0 28
Industrial and Organizational Psychology - - - 10 13
Educational Psychology - - - 16 13

Physical Sciences

Chemistry

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Chemistry - - 21 0 -

Physics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Physics - - 0 - -

Chemistry

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Chemistry - - 21 0 -

Public Administration and Social Service Professions

Social Work

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Social Work - - 54 - -

Public Administration

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Public Administration - - 3 10 -

Visual and Performing Arts

Design and Applied Arts

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Fashion Apparel Design - 13 - - -

Visual and Performing Arts

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Visual and Performing Arts - - 2 - -

Fine and Studio Arts

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Fine Arts and Art Studies - - 3 - -
Painting - - 3 3 -

Music

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Music - - 3 - -

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

Finance and Financial Management Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Finance - - 11 7 -

Hospitality Administration Management

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Tourism and Travel Services Management - 0 7 - -

Business Operations Support and Assistant Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Office Automation Technology Data Entry - - 0 - -
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services - 0 0 - -
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science - 1 14 - -

International Business

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
International Business Trade Commerce - - 6 9 -

Human Resources Management and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Human Resources Management Personnel Administration - - 7 7 -

Management Information Systems and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Management Information Systems - - 10 0 -

Finance and Financial Management Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Finance - - 11 7 -

International Business

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
International Business Trade Commerce - - 6 9 -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration and Management - - - 8 -
Business Administration, Management and Operations - - 11 8 -
Office Management and Supervision - - 4 8 -
Business Administration and Management - - 13 8 6
Office Management and Supervision - - 13 3 6

Marketing

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Marketing Marketing Management - - 10 2 -

Business Commerce

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Commerce - 0 1 0 -

Business Operations Support and Assistant Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Office Automation Technology Data Entry - - 0 - -
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services - 0 0 - -
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science - 1 14 - -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration and Management - - - 8 -
Business Administration, Management and Operations - - 11 8 -
Office Management and Supervision - - 4 8 -
Business Administration and Management - - 13 8 6
Office Management and Supervision - - 13 3 6

Marketing

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Marketing Marketing Management - - 10 2 -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration and Management - - - 8 -
Business Administration, Management and Operations - - 11 8 -
Office Management and Supervision - - 4 8 -
Business Administration and Management - - 13 8 6
Office Management and Supervision - - 13 3 6

Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Entrepreneurship Entrepreneurial Studies - - 2 - -

Business Commerce

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Commerce - 0 1 0 -

Business Corporate Communications

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Corporate Communications - - 2 - -

Hospitality Administration Management

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Tourism and Travel Services Management - 0 7 - -

Human Resources Management and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Human Resources Management Personnel Administration - - 7 7 -

Business Managerial Economics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Managerial Economics - - 0 - -

Management Information Systems and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Management Information Systems - - 10 0 -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting - - 10 6 -
Auditing - - 16 6 -

Business Commerce

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Commerce - 0 1 0 -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting - - 10 6 -
Auditing - - 16 6 -

History

History

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
History - - 7 0 -

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

Finance and Financial Management Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Finance - - 11 7 -

Hospitality Administration Management

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Tourism and Travel Services Management - 0 7 - -

Business Operations Support and Assistant Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Office Automation Technology Data Entry - - 0 - -
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services - 0 0 - -
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science - 1 14 - -

International Business

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
International Business Trade Commerce - - 6 9 -

Human Resources Management and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Human Resources Management Personnel Administration - - 7 7 -

Management Information Systems and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Management Information Systems - - 10 0 -

Finance and Financial Management Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Finance - - 11 7 -

International Business

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
International Business Trade Commerce - - 6 9 -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration and Management - - - 8 -
Business Administration, Management and Operations - - 11 8 -
Office Management and Supervision - - 4 8 -
Business Administration and Management - - 13 8 6
Office Management and Supervision - - 13 3 6

Marketing

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Marketing Marketing Management - - 10 2 -

Business Commerce

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Commerce - 0 1 0 -

Business Operations Support and Assistant Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Office Automation Technology Data Entry - - 0 - -
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services - 0 0 - -
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science - 1 14 - -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration and Management - - - 8 -
Business Administration, Management and Operations - - 11 8 -
Office Management and Supervision - - 4 8 -
Business Administration and Management - - 13 8 6
Office Management and Supervision - - 13 3 6

Marketing

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Marketing Marketing Management - - 10 2 -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration and Management - - - 8 -
Business Administration, Management and Operations - - 11 8 -
Office Management and Supervision - - 4 8 -
Business Administration and Management - - 13 8 6
Office Management and Supervision - - 13 3 6

Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Entrepreneurship Entrepreneurial Studies - - 2 - -

Business Commerce

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Commerce - 0 1 0 -

Business Corporate Communications

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Corporate Communications - - 2 - -

Hospitality Administration Management

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Tourism and Travel Services Management - 0 7 - -

Human Resources Management and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Human Resources Management Personnel Administration - - 7 7 -

Business Managerial Economics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Managerial Economics - - 0 - -

Management Information Systems and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Management Information Systems - - 10 0 -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting - - 10 6 -
Auditing - - 16 6 -

Business Commerce

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Commerce - 0 1 0 -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting - - 10 6 -
Auditing - - 16 6 -

History

History

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
History - - 7 0 -


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