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

Ponce, PR

Location and Setting


Ponce Population
163,727
Nearest Metropolitan Area
San Juan
Campus Size
120 acres

Weather

Temperature
71 average low in winter, 90 average high in summer
Rain
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

Housing


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

Security


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

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
 
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
Basketball    
Cross-Country Running x  
Swimming And Diving x  
Table Tennis x  
Tennis x  
Track And Field x x
Volleyball x  
Weight Lifting x  
Wrestling    
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
Sororities
1% of women participate
Fraternities
1% of men participate
ROTC
Army ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

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