Ponce Health Sciences University Graduate Schools

Ponce Health Sciences University (referred to as Ponce Health Sciences) is a Private, 4 years school located in Ponce, PR. It is classified as a Master's College and University (smaller programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Ponce Health Sciences University is $20,961 in average. The school has 676 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 699 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Ponce Health Sciences University (referred to as Ponce Health Sciences) is a Private, 4 years school located in Ponce, PR. It is classified as a Master's College and University (smaller programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
The school is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education (7/1/2003 - Current[Estimated Date]).
Ponce Health Sciences Directory Information
School NamePonce Health Sciences University (Ponce Health Sciences)
Address388 Calle Luis F. Sala, Ponce, PR 00716-2347
Phone575-575-2575
Webhttps://www.psm.edu
Online Applicationhttps://mycampus.psm.edu/ICS/Future Student/Programs.jnz
Financial Infohttps://www.psm.edu/financial-aid-services
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Ponce Health Sciences University is $20,961 in average. The school has 676 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 699 including undergraduate students.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$20,961
Student Population676
Offered Degrees/ProgramsMaster's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs6 graduate programs
Student to Faculty Ratio3 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Ponce Health Sciences University is $20,961 in average for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $484.
On its campus, remedial services, academic/career services, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)Not Offered
Special learning OpportunitiesNo Special Learning Available or Reported
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Placement services for completers

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of Ponce Health Sciences University is $20,961. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 1.83% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
TuitionFees
2017-2018$15,032$4,500
2018-2019$16,110$2,550
2019-2020$18,014$2,573
2020-2021$18,036$2,548
2021-2022$18,036$2,925
The graduate school tuition & fees of Ponce Health Sciences is very expensive compared to private graduate schools in Puerto Rico. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,204 and the Puerto Rico graduate tuition is $5,238 (public) / $5,839 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Ponce Health Sciences University$20,961
All Graduate Schools$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
Puerto Rico Graduate Schools$5,755$6,665
Public$5,123$5,238
Private$5,839
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $484 at Ponce Health Sciences University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are decreased by -1.02% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2017-2018-
2018-2019-
2019-2020-
2020-2021$489
2021-2022$484
For medical school, the average tuition & fees is $66,844. Next table shows the tuition & fees for law school and/or medical schools at Ponce Health Sciences University.
2021-2022 Law School/Medical School Tuition at Ponce Health Sciences University
TuitionFees
Medicine$63,648$3,196

Graduate Programs at Ponce Health Sciences

Ponce Health Sciences University offers 6 graduate programs for Master's and Doctorate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 174 students have completed their study at Ponce Health Sciences University.
Offered Degrees at Ponce Health Sciences University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree3088
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship204
Doctor's degree - other1082
Total60174
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Ponce Health Sciences University by award level.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (other) program with 64 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Medicine program with 82 completers.
Ponce Health Sciences University offers 6 programs through Master's and Doctorate. The programs are offered only in on-site (classroom) education. Last year total 174 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 88 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 82 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 66 completers-
Biomedical Sciences2-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences (other)64-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 22 completers-
Public Health22$21,000
Total88
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Biomedical Sciences1-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 3 completers$40,000
Public Health3-
Total4
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 82 completers$40,000
Medicine82-
Total82

Graduate Student Population at Ponce Health Sciences

For academic year 2021-2022, total 699 students enrolled into Ponce Health Sciences University graduate schools . By attending status, there are 692 full-time and 7 part-time graduate students. By gender, 300 male and 399 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total699300399
Full-time692297395
Part-tme734
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 16 White (2.29%), 1 Black/African American (0.14%), 674 Hispanic (96.42%), 7 Asian (1.00%), and 1 students with other races.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total699300399
American Indian/Native American000
Asian734
Black/African American110
Hispanic674285389
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White16106
Two More000
Un-Known110
Non-resident Alien000
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