Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez in Mayaguez

Mayaguez, PR

Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez offers 132-degree programs. Student-to-faculty ratio is 24:1. Acceptance Rate is 56%. 39.4% are women, and 60.6% are men. The average annual total cost of attendance at Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez is 3516$, that is at the level of national average. 22% of full-time Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez students completed their education in 150 percent of time: graduation rate is at the level of national average. Average salary after attending is $17,900, so if you studied 2 years, you’ll get your funds back in less than 2 years.

Average Annual Cost

Average annual cost includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses, minus the average grant/scholarship aid. Separate metrics have calculated for different institutions depends on calendar system and sector of the establishment (public or private).

The Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez is a private and academic-year institution, so it’s net price represents an average of all programs and includes only undergraduates who first enrolled in the fall term and receive Title IV aid. The total cost of attendance depends on whether undergraduates live on campus, off campus (not with family), or off campus (with family).

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$3,516
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By Family Income

Depending on the federal state, or institutional grant and available, Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez students in your income bracket may pay more of less than the overall average costs.

Family IncomeAverage cost
$0 - $30,000$3,172
$30,001 - $48,000$4,177
$48,001 - $75,000$6,660
$75,001 - $110,000$8,716
$110,001+--

Admission considerations

Required:

  • Secondary school GPA
  • Secondary school record

Recommended:

  • Recommendations
  • Formal demonstration of competencies
  • Admission test scores
  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Neither required nor recommended:

  • Secondary school rank
  • Completion of college-preparatory program
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Finance

Charges:

  • Typical room charge for academic year: -

  • Typical board charge for academic year: -

  • Combined charge for room and board: -

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Percent of students with financial aid

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17%

Types of financial aids

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1278 of Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez undergraduate students were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 90 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez number 41 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in Puerto Rico.

Students at Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez awarded 5 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a any financial aid.

Salary After Attending

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$17,900

According to College Scorecard Data from U.S. Department of Education

Students services

Career

Academic/career counseling service

Employment services for students

Living & meal

Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students required to live on campus

Institution provide on-campus housing

Institution provides board or meal plan

Veteran Services Available

Yellow Ribbon Program

Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families

Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges

Disability services

3%

Percent indicator of undergraduates formally registered as students with disabilities

Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education

Graduate programs or courses are offered via distance education

Alternative tuition plans

Any alternative tuition plans offered by institution

Tuition payment plan

Tuition payment plan - a program that allows tuition to be paid in installments spread out over an agreed upon period of time, sometimes without interest or finance charges.

Special learning opportunities

Here are the learning opportunities available in Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez.

Weekend/evening college

Teacher certification (below the postsecondary level)

Teacher certification: students can complete their preparation in certain areas of specialization

Weekend/evening college allows students to complete courses and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.

Teacher certifications programs are designed to prepare students to meet the requirements for certification as teachers in elementary, middle/junior high, and secondary schools.

Graduation Rate

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22%
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Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez graduation rate is below the national average.

22% of full-time students enrolled for the first time to Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez completed the education program and got a degree in 150 percent of the expected time of completion.

The graduation rate value includes only programs that were completed less than six years for four-year degrees or less than three years for two-year degrees.

Graduation rate is the percentage of institution’s new-entering, first-time, first-year undergraduate students who complete their program within 150% of the published time for the program. Graduation rate excludes an extensive number of students. This index doesn’t take into consideration students of nontraditional enrollments - part-time students, students who enroll mid-year, and who transfer from one institution to another. So graduation rate alone can create a misleading picture. Completion rate in the form of total number of students receiving any types of awards/degrees creates a complete picture. Combining this data with graduation rate is a better way to compare institutions.

Applying information

Average number of admissions to one applicant

1 : 1

Average number of applicants to one enrolled

3 : 1

Admission considerations

Required:

  • Secondary school GPA
  • Secondary school record

Recommended:

  • Recommendations
  • Formal demonstration of competencies
  • Admission test scores
  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Neither required nor recommended:

  • Secondary school rank
  • Completion of college-preparatory program
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Acceptance Rate

The percentage of students given offers out of all those that applied.

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56%

In comparison to National Average

Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez acceptance rate is below national average.

In comparison to state Average

Average acceptance rate for institutions in state is 72%, so acceptance rate value is below state average for 16%.

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56%
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In comparison to an average acceptance rate in of colleges in $0 - $10k price range

Average acceptance rate for all institutions in state in the same net price range is 72%, so Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez acceptance rate value is below state net price average for 16%.

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56%
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Admissions yield

Of those that receive offers to enroll, this is the percent of students that actually do enroll. It is equal to the number of students that enroll divided by the number of accepted students multiplied by 100.
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44%

Total

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44%

Full time

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0%

Part time

Retention rate

Full-time retention rate

78%

Part-time retention rate

0%

The Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez full-time retention rate is 78% and part-time retention rate is 0%.

Retention rate is the percentage of the institution's first-time first-year undergraduate students who continue at that institution the next year. E.g., full-time students who study in the fall semester and continue studying in the same program next fall semester are counted in the retention rate.

Retention rate is an important index: if it is high, it demonstrates that school offers quality curriculum, positive student environments and cultures as more students choose to continue their studies.

Student Body

The student-to-faculty ratio at Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez is 24:1, that means that for every 24 students the institution has one professor, lecturer or specialist with a degree in education. Lower student-to-faculty ratio is better - it means that professors can dedicate more time and attention to each student.

Student-to-faculty ratio

24:1
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Men/Women

Number of international students

2

Race/ethnicity breakdown

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Students enrollment in distance education

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In Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez the biggest percent of students are enrolled in on-campus courses.

Distance education location breakdown

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Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in Puerto Rico.

Academic Programs

Number of degree programs offered

Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez offers 132 programs in total: 78 are for Bachelor's degree, 27 - for Associate's degree, and 27 are Master's degree.

This is the middle number of programs in comparison with other 159 universities in Puerto Rico state. Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez is one of the few institutions in Puerto Rico that offers an Associate's degree program.

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Total credit/contact hours

Here you can find the data on instructional activity in measured in total credit and/or contact hours delivered by institutions during a 12-month period. Also we shown the Puerto Rico state average data to help you compare.

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Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez provides coursework for undergraduate students and graduate students.

In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 1207 students with 36216 сredit hours for 12-month instructional activity period. The enrollment for graduates was 95 with 1715 credit hours.

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Location & Website

Address: 482 Sur Calle Ramon Emerito Betances

Place:

Religious affiliation: Roman Catholic

Calendar system: Semester

General Phone Number: +78783451515027

Institution is active in current year: 1

Institution's internet website address: pucpr.edu//mayaguez

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