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Caribbean University - Ponce Data & Information Overview

Find out more about how Caribbean University - Ponce ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you'll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is Caribbean University - Ponce Ranked?

2021 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

Caribbean University - Ponce was awarded 7 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

Caribbean University - Ponce was not ranked in College Factual's 2021 Best Overall Colleges report. This could be for a number of reasons, including lack of data.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Caribbean University - Ponce?

Acceptance Rate

If you are worried about getting into Caribbean University - Ponce, don't be. The school has a liberal open admissions policy, which means you only need to meet basic requirements in order to be admitted. Still, be sure to submit a complete application and provide any other requested materials.

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Caribbean University - Ponce Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

With a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1, Caribbean University - Ponce is about average in this regard as the nationwide rate is 15 to 1. While this does not translate directly to class size, it's a good indicator of how much time professors will have to spend with their students on a one-on-one basis.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Caribbean University - Ponce is 20%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  20 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Caribbean University - Ponce

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at Caribbean University - Ponce is 68%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  68 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full time students who obtain their bachelor's degree in four years or less. This rate is 11% for first-time, full-time students at Caribbean University - Ponce, which is lower than the national rate of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  11 out of 100

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Caribbean University - Ponce Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 530 undergraduates at Caribbean University - Ponce with 341 being full-time and 189 being part-time.

How Much Does Caribbean University - Ponce Cost?

The overall average net price of Caribbean University - Ponce is $3,078. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Caribbean University - Ponce, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Caribbean University - Ponce, approximately 28% of students took out student loans averaging $1,856 a year. That adds up to $7,424 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Caribbean University - Ponce is 16.9%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

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How Much Money Do Caribbean University - Ponce Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Caribbean University - Ponce make about $18,700 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. Unfortunately, this is 53% less that the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.


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Location of Caribbean University - Ponce

Located in Ponce, Puerto Rico, Caribbean University - Ponce is a private not-for-profit institution. Ponce is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

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Location of Caribbean University - Ponce

Contact details for Caribbean University - Ponce are given below.

Contact Details
Address: Ave. Ednita Nazario #1015, Ponce, PR 00716-7733
Phone: 787-840-2955

Caribbean University - Ponce Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 21 majors graduated from Caribbean University - Ponce. Of these students, 84 received undergraduate degrees and 46 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Electrical Engineering 18 NA
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 17 $13,200
Criminal Justice & Corrections 11 $15,000
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 10 $5,500
Civil Engineering 5 NA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 3 NA
Industrial Engineering 2 NA
Teacher Education Subject Specific 2 NA
Business Administration & Management 2 NA
Social Work 2 $7,100

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Online Learning at Caribbean University - Ponce

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2017-2018, 177 students took at least one online class at Caribbean University - Ponce. This is an increase from the 98 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 177 0
2016-2017 98 0
2015-2016 100 0
2014-2015 319 0
2013-2014 291 0

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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