Caribbean University-Ponce

Add Comparison

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$4,392

1.67% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$3,506

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

21.8%

Default Rate

2016 Enrolled Students

1,062

67.8% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

32.6%

30 Graduates

About

Caribbean University-Ponce is a higher education institution located in Ponce Municipio, PR. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Caribbean University-Ponce were Speech-Language Pathology Assistant (26 degrees awarded), Other Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing, & Nursing Assistants (20 degrees), and Social Work (19 degrees).

In 2016, 208 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Caribbean University-Ponce. 70.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 29.3% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were hispanic or latino (208 degrees), N/A times approximately the same then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (0 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Caribbean University-Ponce is $4,392, which is $-15,768 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Caribbean University-Ponce is $4,392, which is $-15,768 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $3,506.

In 2016, 91% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 44% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,392

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Caribbean University-Ponce was $4,392. The cost of tuition at Caribbean University-Ponce is $-15,768 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

This chart compares the tuition costs of Caribbean University-Ponce (in red) with those of other similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Average Net Price

$3,506

2016 Value

2.23%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Caribbean University-Ponce had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $3,506. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Caribbean University-Ponce grew by 2.23%.

This chart compares the average net price of Caribbean University-Ponce (in red) with that of other similar universities.

Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Other Student Expenses

$5,888

Room and Board

$1,246

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Caribbean University-Ponce was of $5,888 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,246. The cost of room and board increased by 1.5% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

This chart compares the average student costs at Caribbean University-Ponce (in red) with that of similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

91%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

44%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

91% of undergraduate students at Caribbean University-Ponce received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 1.09% with respect to 2015, when 92% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at Caribbean University-Ponce (in red) with that of other similar universities.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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.

21.8%

2015 Default Rate

156

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Caribbean University-Ponce was 21.8%, which represents 156 out of the 717 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Admissions

Caribbean University-Ponce received N/A undergraduate applications in N/A, which represents a 0% annual growth. Out of those N/A applicants, N/A students were accepted for enrollment, representing a N/A% acceptance rate.

There were 1,062 students enrolled at Caribbean University-Ponce in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Caribbean University-Ponce has an overall enrollment yield of N/A%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

N/A%

Acceptance Rate in N/A

N/A

Accepted Out of N/A

In N/A, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Caribbean University-Ponce was N/A% (N/A admissions from N/A applications). This is approximately the same as the acceptance rate of N/A, which was N/A%. Between N/A and N/A, the number of applicants stayed by N/A%, while admissions stayed by N/A%.

This chart compares the acceptance rate of Caribbean University-Ponce (in red) with that of other similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Caribbean University-Ponce in N/A submitted SAT scores with their applications.

This chart shows the SAT scores for the 25th and 75th percentile of applicants broken out into each section of the test that their are evaluated on.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Enrollment

Caribbean University-Ponce has a total enrollment of 1,062 students. The full-time enrollment at Caribbean University-Ponce is 720 students and the part-time enrollment is 342. This means that 67.8% of students enrolled at Caribbean University-Ponce are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Caribbean University-Ponce, both undergraduate and graduate, is 100% Hispanic or Latino, 0% Asian, 0% Black or African American, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0% Two or More Races, 0% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% White.

Students enrolled at Caribbean University-Ponce in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Male (50.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (49.1%) and Two or More Races Female (0%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (77.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (22.5%) and Black or African American Male (0%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

67.8%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Caribbean University-Ponce, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,062 students. The full-time enrollment at Caribbean University-Ponce is 720 and the part-time enrollment is 342. This means that 67.8% of students enrolled at Caribbean University-Ponce are enrolled full-time compared with 68.7% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

This chart shows the full-time vs part-time enrollment status at Caribbean University-Ponce (in red) compares to similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Retention Rate over Time

65%

2016 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 Caribbean University-Ponce was 65%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Caribbean University-Ponce had a retention rate lower than its peers.

This chart shows the retention rate over time at Caribbean University-Ponce (highlighted in red) compares to similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    1,062

  2. Asian

    0

  3. Black or African American

    0

The enrolled student population at Caribbean University-Ponce is 100% Hispanic or Latino, 0% Asian, 0% Black or African American, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0% Two or More Races, 0% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% White. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 54.7% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.3% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0 students (0%) did not report their race.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Graduates

In 2016, 86 more women than men received degrees from Caribbean University-Ponce. The majority of degree recipients at Caribbean University-Ponce are hispanic or latino (208 degrees awarded). There were N/A times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (0 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Caribbean University-Ponce is Speech-Language Pathology Assistant (26 degrees awarded), followed by Other Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing, & Nursing Assistants (20 degrees) and Social Work (19 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Caribbean University-Ponce, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Public Administration and Social Service (20 degrees awarded), Education (61 degrees), and Engineering (27 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Caribbean University-Ponce are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,922,820 people), Registered nurses (1,302,814 people), Miscellaneous managers (543,227 people), Software developers, applications & systems software (355,583 people), and Secondary school teachers (316,972 people).

The most specialized majors at Caribbean University-Ponce are Public Administration and Social Service (20 degrees awarded), Education (61 degrees), Engineering (27 degrees), Protective Services (12 degrees), and Health (62 degrees).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Caribbean University-Ponce are Public relations specialists, Economists, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Physicians & surgeons, and Financial analysts

The most specialized majors at Caribbean University-Ponce are Public Administration and Social Service (20 degrees awarded), Education (61 degrees), Engineering (27 degrees), Protective Services (12 degrees), and Health (62 degrees).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Caribbean University-Ponce are Elementary & secondary schools (2,979,075 people), Hospitals (1,623,681 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (465,859 people), Computer Systems Design (430,114 people), and Architectural, engineering & related services (413,151 people).

The most specialized majors at Caribbean University-Ponce are Public Administration and Social Service (20 degrees awarded), Education (61 degrees), Engineering (27 degrees), Protective Services (12 degrees), and Health (62 degrees).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Caribbean University-Ponce.

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Caribbean University-Ponce was Speech-Language Pathology Assistant with 26 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of degree recipients from bachelors degree programs at Caribbean University-Ponce according to their major.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 61

  2. 147

In 2016, 61 degrees were awarded to men at Caribbean University-Ponce, which is 0.415 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (147).

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 majors at Caribbean University-Ponce by degrees awarded.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 8 degrees were awarded to men at Caribbean University-Ponce in Other Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing, & Nursing Assistants, which is 0.286 times less than the 28 female recipients with that same degree.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 28 degrees were awarded to women at Caribbean University-Ponce in Other Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing, & Nursing Assistants, which is 3.5 times more than the 8 male recipients with that same degree.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Time to Complete

15%

100% Completion Time

35%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 15% of students graduating from Caribbean University-Ponce completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 35% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 38% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Masters Colleges and Universities Carnegie Classification group.

Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Hispanic or Latino Female

Highest Graduation Rate (43.6%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Caribbean University-Ponce is Female and Hispanic or Latino (43.6% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    208 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    0 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    0 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Caribbean University-Ponce is hispanic or latino (208 degrees awarded). There were N/A times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (0 degrees).

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Hispanic or Latino Female

    147 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino Male

    61 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races Female

    0 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Caribbean University-Ponce is hispanic or latino female (147 degrees awarded). There were 2.41 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (61 degrees).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Operations

Caribbean University-Ponce has an endowment valued at nearly $490, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (0%), compared to the 2.07% average return ($597k on $28.9M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, Caribbean University-Ponce had a total expenditure of $2.94M. Of that $2.94M, they spent $1.39M on salaries and $2.94M on benefits.

Caribbean University-Ponce employs 20 Instructors, 7 Assistant professors, and 1 Professors. Most academics at Caribbean University-Ponce are Female Instructors (13), Male Instructors(7), and Female Assistant professors (4).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Caribbean University-Ponce are: Office and Administrative Support, with 7 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 5 employees, and Management with 2 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$490

2015 Endowment

98.2%

decline from 2014

Caribbean University-Ponce has an endowment valued at about $490, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Caribbean University-Ponce declined 98.2% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $28.9M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

This line chart shows how the endowment at Caribbean University-Ponce (in red) compares to that of some similar universities.

The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Small Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $230k - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Caribbean University-Ponce received $230k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$1.39M

Salary Expenditure

$2.94M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Caribbean University-Ponce had a total expenditure of $2.94M. Of that $2.94M, they spent $1.39M on salaries and $2.94M on benefits.

The bar chart shows the share of the primary expenses at Caribbean University-Ponce over time, and the line chart shows the expenditure for solely salaries and benefits over time compared to the median for the Masters Colleges and Universities Carnegie Classification grouping.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Caribbean University-Ponce as a share of total expenditure.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Salary Expenditure

$1.39M

2015 Salaries

5.6%

decline from 2014

In 2015, Caribbean University-Ponce paid a median of $1.39M in salaries, which represents 47.3% of their overall expenditure ($2.94M) and a 5.6% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.97% decline from 2013 and a 1.39% decline from 2012.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.3M (42.2% of overall expenditures).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Instructional Salaries

$825k

Instructional Salaries

29

Number of Employees

In 2015, Caribbean University-Ponce paid a total of $825k to 29 employees working as instructors, which represents 59.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $9.7M (31%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor

Most Common Instructor

20 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

7 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Caribbean University-Ponce were Instructor with 20 employees; Assistant professor with 7 employees; and Assistant professor with 1 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Caribbean University-Ponce were Office and Administrative Support with 7 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 5 employees; and Management with 2 employees.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Instructor

  2. Male Instructor

  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Caribbean University-Ponce was Female Instructor with 13 employees, Male Instructor with 7 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 4 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Caribbean University-Ponce.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart