Established in 1977, Ponce Health Sciences University is a for-profit private higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Ponce (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants). Officially recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Ponce Health Sciences University (PHSU) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational Puerto Rican higher education institution. Ponce Health Sciences University (PHSU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 43 years old Puerto Rican higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 10-20% making this Puerto Rican higher education organization a most selective institution. PHSU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, financial aids and/or scholarships, as well as administrative services.
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|Name||Ponce Health Sciences University|
|Motto||Scientia, lux et Deus
Knowledge, Light and God
|Address||Urb Industrial Reparada Marginal Street Lot 2
|Tel||+1 (787) 840 2575|
|Fax||+1 (787) 840 9756|
|over 20,000 US$
|Gender||Men and Women (coed)|
|International Students||Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission|
|Selection Type||Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades|
|New Admission Requirements||- Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is neither required nor recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is required
- Recommendations are required
- Formal demonstration of competencies is recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are recommended
|Admission Office||PO Box 7004
(787) 840 2575
|Basic Classification||Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity|
|2000 Classification||Medical schools and medical centers|
|Size & Setting||Four-year, very small, primarily nonresidential institution|
|Enrollment Profile||Majority graduate|
|Undergraduate Profile||Four-year, full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in institution|
|Undergraduate Instructional Program||Not Classified (Exclusively Graduate Programs)|
|Graduate Instructional Program||Professions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence|
Ponce Health Sciences University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 6,599 physical volumes, 22 physical media, 508 digital/electronic medium and 27 licensed digital/electronic databases.
|Housing|| Not reported
|Sport Facilities||Not reported|
|Study Abroad||Not reported|
|Distance Learning||Not reported|
|Career Services||Not reported|
|Institutional Hospital||Not reported|
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