National University College-Ponce

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$6,120

0% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$8,119

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

24.7%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

72.8%

507 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

1,446

76.4% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

34.9%

15 Graduates

About

National University College-Ponce is a higher education institution located in Ponce Municipio, PR. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at National University College-Ponce were Registered Nursing (183 degrees awarded), Office Management & Supervision (9 degrees), and Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (6 degrees).

In 2016, 330 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at National University College-Ponce. 74.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 25.8% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were hispanic or latino (330 degrees), N/A times approximately the same then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (0 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at National University College-Ponce is $6,120, which is $-7,851 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at National University College-Ponce is $6,120, which is $-7,851 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $8,119.

In 2016, 91% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 73% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$6,120

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at National University College-Ponce was $6,120. The cost of tuition at National University College-Ponce is $-7,851 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

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Average Net Price

$8,119

2016 Value

1.7%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 National University College-Ponce had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $8,119. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of National University College-Ponce grew by 1.7%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,413

Room and Board

$848

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at National University College-Ponce was of $6,413 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $848. The cost of room and board increased by 0.865% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

91%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

73%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

91% of undergraduate students at National University College-Ponce received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 6.19% with respect to 2015, when 97% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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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.

24.7%

2015 Default Rate

762

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at National University College-Ponce was 24.7%, which represents 762 out of the 3085 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.

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Admissions

National University College-Ponce received 507 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 8.1% annual growth. Out of those 507 applicants, 369 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 72.8% acceptance rate.

There were 1,446 students enrolled at National University College-Ponce in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

National University College-Ponce has an overall enrollment yield of 68.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

72.8%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

369

Accepted Out of 507

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of National University College-Ponce was 72.8% (369 admissions from 507 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 93.4%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 8.1%, while admissions declined by -158%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at National University College-Ponce in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

National University College-Ponce has a total enrollment of 1,446 students. The full-time enrollment at National University College-Ponce is 1,105 students and the part-time enrollment is 341. This means that 76.4% of students enrolled at National University College-Ponce are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at National University College-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 National University College-Ponce in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (68.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (31.4%) and Two or More Races Female (0%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (80.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (19.4%) and Black or African American Male (0%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

76.4%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at National University College-Ponce, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,446 students. The full-time enrollment at National University College-Ponce is 1,105 and the part-time enrollment is 341. This means that 76.4% of students enrolled at National University College-Ponce are enrolled full-time compared with 70.8% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

58%

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 National University College-Ponce was 58%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), National University College-Ponce had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    1,446

  2. Asian

    0

  3. Black or African American

    0

The enrolled student population at National University College-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 Special Focus Institutions is 45.5% White, 15.4% Black or African American, and 15.3% Hispanic or Latino.

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.

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Graduates

In 2016, 160 more women than men received degrees from National University College-Ponce. The majority of degree recipients at National University College-Ponce are hispanic or latino (330 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 National University College-Ponce is Registered Nursing (183 degrees awarded), followed by Office Management & Supervision (9 degrees) and Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (6 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at National University College-Ponce, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (307 degrees awarded), Protective Services (14 degrees), and Business (9 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at National University College-Ponce are Registered nurses (1,300,816 people), Accountants & auditors (1,080,339 people), Miscellaneous managers (752,340 people), Financial managers (421,491 people), and Chief executives & legislators (317,978 people).

The most specialized majors at National University College-Ponce are Health (307 degrees awarded), Protective Services (14 degrees), and Business (9 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at National University College-Ponce are Physicians & surgeons, Chief executives & legislators, Dentists, Farmers, ranchers, & other agricultural managers, and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers

The most specialized majors at National University College-Ponce are Health (307 degrees awarded), Protective Services (14 degrees), and Business (9 degrees).

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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 National University College-Ponce are Hospitals (1,694,704 people), Elementary & secondary schools (624,511 people), Insurance carriers & related activities (593,890 people), Banking & related activities (480,131 people), and Justice, public order, & safety activities (468,751 people).

The most specialized majors at National University College-Ponce are Health (307 degrees awarded), Protective Services (14 degrees), and Business (9 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

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

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at National University College-Ponce was Registered Nursing with 183 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 85

  2. 245

In 2016, 85 degrees were awarded to men at National University College-Ponce, which is 0.347 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (245).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 59 degrees were awarded to men at National University College-Ponce in Registered Nursing, which is 0.295 times less than the 200 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 200 degrees were awarded to women at National University College-Ponce in Registered Nursing, which is 3.39 times more than the 59 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

35%

100% Completion Time

37%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 35% of students graduating from National University College-Ponce completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 37% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 38% within 200%.

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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.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Hispanic or Latino Female

Highest Graduation Rate (40%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at National University College-Ponce is Female and Hispanic or Latino (40% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, 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.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    330 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    0 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    0 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at National University College-Ponce is hispanic or latino (330 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.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Hispanic or Latino Female

    245 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino Male

    85 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races Female

    0 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at National University College-Ponce is hispanic or latino female (245 degrees awarded). There were 2.88 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (85 degrees).

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Operations

National University College-Ponce has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the N/A fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $N/A (N/A%), compared to the 0.512% average return ($49.1k on $9.59M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In N/A, National University College-Ponce had a total expenditure of $N/A. Of that $N/A, they spent $N/A on salaries and $N/A on benefits.

National University College-Ponce employs N/A N/A, N/A N/A, and N/A N/A. Most academics at National University College-Ponce are Female Instructors (16), Female Associate professors(6), and Male Instructors (1).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at National University College-Ponce are: Management, with 17 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 12 employees, and Sales and related with 9 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

N/A Endowment

N/A

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National University College-Ponce has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the N/A fiscal year. The endowment of National University College-Ponce N/A N/A from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $N/A approximately the same as than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $N/A - Federal

  2. $N/A - State

  3. $N/A - Local

As of N/A, National University College-Ponce received $N/A in grants and contracts from the federal government, $N/A from state grants and contracts, and $N/A from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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Salary Expenditure

$N/A

Benefits Expenditure

In N/A, National University College-Ponce had a total expenditure of $N/A. Of that $N/A, they spent $N/A on salaries and $N/A on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

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N/A Salaries

0%

growth from N/A

In N/A, National University College-Ponce paid a median of $N/A in salaries, which represents N/A% of their overall expenditure ($N/A) and a 0% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0% growth from N/A and a 0% growth from N/A.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.52M (38.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$N/A

Instructional Salaries

N/A

Number of Employees

In N/A, National University College-Ponce paid a total of $N/A to N/A employees working as instructors, which represents N/A% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $639k (25.3%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

N/A

Most Common Instructor

N/A Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

17 Employees

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In N/A, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at National University College-Ponce were Management with 17 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 12 employees; and Sales and related with 9 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Instructor

  2. Female Associate professor

  3. Male Instructor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at National University College-Ponce was Female Instructor with 16 employees, Female Associate professor with 6 employees, and Male Instructor with 1 employees.

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