Ponce Health Sciences University-East

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$8,551
9.38% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$7,642
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
0.948%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
44.6%
56 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
680
97.6% Full-Time

About

Ponce Health Sciences University-East is a higher education institution located in Ponce Municipio, PR. In 2022, the most popular Masters Degree concentrations at Ponce Health Sciences University-East were General Psychology (59 degrees awarded) and School Psychology (17 degrees).

In 2022, 103 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Ponce Health Sciences University-East. 84.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 15.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (102 degrees), 102 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (1 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Ponce Health Sciences University-East is $8,551, which is $−4,131 less than the national average for ($12,682).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Ponce Health Sciences University-East is $8,551, which is $−4,131 less than the national average for ($12,682).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,642.

In 2022, 94% of undergraduate students attending Ponce Health Sciences University-East received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 27% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$8,551
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Ponce Health Sciences University-East was $8,551. The cost of tuition at Ponce Health Sciences University-East is $−4,131 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for ($12,682).

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Average Net Price

$7,642
2022 Value
44.7%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Ponce Health Sciences University-East had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,642. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Ponce Health Sciences University-East grew by 44.7%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,400
Room and Board
$954
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Ponce Health Sciences University-East was of $8,400 in 2022. The cost of room and board did not change between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $954. The cost of books and supplies increased by 59% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

94%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
27%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

94% of undergraduate students at Ponce Health Sciences University-East received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2021, when 94% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
0.948%
2019 Default Rate
2
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Ponce Health Sciences University-East was 0.948%, which represents 2 out of the 211 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Ponce Health Sciences University-East received 56 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 43.6% annual growth. Out of those 56 applicants, 25 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 44.6% acceptance rate.

There were 680 students enrolled at Ponce Health Sciences University-East in 2022.

Ponce Health Sciences University-East has an overall enrollment yield of 80%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

44.6%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
25
Accepted Out of 56

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Ponce Health Sciences University-East was 44.6% (25 admissions from 56 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 48.7%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 43.6%, while admissions grew by 31.6%..

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Enrollment

Ponce Health Sciences University-East had a total enrollment of 680 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Ponce Health Sciences University-East is 664 students and the part-time enrollment is 16. This means that 97.6% of students enrolled at Ponce Health Sciences University-East are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Ponce Health Sciences University-East, both undergraduate and graduate, is 99.7% Hispanic or Latino and 0.294% Black or African American.

Students enrolled at Ponce Health Sciences University-East in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (91.3%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (8.7%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (83.8%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (15.9%) and Black or African American Male (0.162%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

97.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Ponce Health Sciences University-East in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 680 students. The full-time enrollment at Ponce Health Sciences University-East is 664 and the part-time enrollment is 16.

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Retention Rate over Time

100%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Ponce Health Sciences University-East was 100%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar (79%), Ponce Health Sciences University-East had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    678 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    2 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Ponce Health Sciences University-East is 99.7% Hispanic or Latino and 0.294% Black or African American. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all is 35.2% White, 26.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 17.4% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 71 more women than men received degrees from Ponce Health Sciences University-East. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Ponce Health Sciences University-East is hispanic or latino (102 degrees awarded). There were 102 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (1 degrees).

The most common Masters Degree concentration at Ponce Health Sciences University-East is General Psychology (59 degrees awarded), followed by School Psychology (17 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Ponce Health Sciences University-East are Registered nurses (1,512,748 people), Physicians (532,967 people), Other managers (245,859 people), Medical & health services managers (230,045 people), and Postsecondary teachers (213,945 people).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Ponce Health Sciences University-East are Surgeons, Physicians, Chief executives & legislators, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, and Dentists

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Ponce Health Sciences University-East are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,073,911 people), Elementary & secondary schools (682,496 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (531,144 people), Outpatient care centers (465,268 people), and Offices of physicians (427,398 people).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Ponce Health Sciences University-East.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 59 degrees awarded
  2. 17 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common masters degree concentration at Ponce Health Sciences University-East was General Psychology with 59 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

16
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
87
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 16 degrees were awarded to men at Ponce Health Sciences University-East, which is 0.184 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (87).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 11 degrees were awarded to men at Ponce Health Sciences University-East in General Psychology, which is 0.216 times less than the 51 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 51 degrees were awarded to men at Ponce Health Sciences University-East in General Psychology, which is 4.64 times more than the 11 male recipients with that same degree.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    102 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    1 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Ponce Health Sciences University-East is hispanic or latino (102 degrees awarded). There were 102 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (1 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    87 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    15 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    1 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Ponce Health Sciences University-East is hispanic or latino female (87 degrees awarded). There were 5.8 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (15 degrees).

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