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Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico Location, Campus Life, & Housing Information

Ponce, PR

Location and Setting

Ponce Population
Nearest Metropolitan Area
San Juan
Campus Size
120 acres


71 average low in winter, 90 average high in summer
78 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Not reported
Nearest Bus Station
63 miles from campus in Caguas
Nearest Train Station
24 miles from campus in Yauco


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Men only housing, women only housing
Students in College Housing
Housing Requirements
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are not guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
24-Hour Security Patrols
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Not available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Not available

Personal Support Services

Health Service
Personal Counseling
Child Care

Sports and Recreation

Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
School Colors

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Basketball     x  
Cross-Country Running x   x  
Swimming And Diving x   x  
Table Tennis x   x  
Tennis x   x  
Track And Field x x x x
Volleyball x   x  
Weight Lifting x   x  
Wrestling     x  
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Cross-Country Running x  
Swimming And Diving x  
Table Tennis x  
Tennis x  
Track And Field x x
Volleyball x  
Weight Lifting x  
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Basketball x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Swimming And Diving x  
Table Tennis x  
Tennis x  
Track And Field x x
Volleyball x  
Weight Lifting x  
Wrestling x  
Women's Club Sports
Men's Club Sports

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
baseball, basketball, cross-country running, swimming and diving, table tennis, tennis, track and field, volleyball, weight lifting, wrestling

Student Activities

Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, accounting students club, foreign students club, christ heralds
1% of women participate
1% of men participate
Army ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

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