Pontificia Universidad Católica de Puerto Rico (PUCPR) - private nonprofit higher education institution in Puerto Rico. PUCPR began its activity in 1948. The university has an urban campus in Ponce. Pontificia Universidad Católica de Puerto Rico positioned itself in the top 10 universities of Puerto Rico.

Application process and the cost of tuition. When considering an applicant the deciding factor is always his/hers academic performance. Throughout the admission period more than 80 percent of applicants successfully enroll to the university. Nevertheless, in PUCPR the ratio may vary dramatically depending on the study program. The cost of tuition for the bachelor’s programs is around 5,000 USD per year. PUCPR is considered to be a pricey option when it comes to obtaining a master’s degree - 5,000 USD per year of study. In addition to low tuition fees the university provides the students with extra financial assistance in the form of scholarships. Among the programs applicants can also find their online equivalents and other online courses. More information about tuition fees and admission requirements can be found on the official website of the university(http://www.pucpr.edu).

The composition of the university. Pontificia Universidad Católica de Puerto Rico is average in size with a capacity of 8 thousand students. The university provides its students with the opportunity to participate in the international exchange programs. To learn more about the students and alumni of the university you can visit the university’s social media pages: Linkedin.

Infrastructure of PUCPR. The university has a dedicated library. In addition the university has the developed sports infrastructure. The university is in the International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU).
Ranking   4468   7
Country Puerto Rico
City Ponce
Bachelor (foreigners) 5,000 USD/year.
Master (foreigners) 5,000 USD/year.
Bachelor (citizens) 5,000 USD/year.
Master (citizens) 5,000 USD/year.
Living expenses $598 -1,081 USD/month
Acceptance Rate 80%
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Private
Established 1948
Abbreviation PUCPR
Students 7,999
Admission Based on past academic records
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Financial aid Available
Distance learning Available
Exchange programs Available
Sport facilities Available
Library Available
Accreditation
• Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Affiliations
• International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU)
Rankings
World ranking 4468
Country ranking 7
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 4468
Alternative title
Spanish Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Puerto Rico
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