University of Puerto Ricov at Ponce requires at least 136 credits to complete a bachelor's degree.
If students would like to graduate in less time than normal, they can choose the accelerated degree program. University of Puerto Ricov at Ponce accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit. Many students like to take classes in the summer, to earn extra credits. However, University of Puerto Ricov at Ponce does not offer classes during the summer.
NOTE: Around 48% of students who start college at University of Puerto Ricov at Ponce finish the requirements for graduation within six years.
University of Puerto Ricov at Ponce offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: University of Puerto Ricov at Ponce may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
University of Puerto Ricov at Ponce has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.
Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement
Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.
Reminder: Check with University of Puerto Ricov at Ponce directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, University of Puerto Ricov at Ponce students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at University of Puerto Ricov at Ponce.
Student Designed Majors
Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.
University of Puerto Ricov at Ponce does not require a senior project for all students.
Double Majoring at University of Puerto Ricov at Ponce
University of Puerto Ricov at Ponce offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.
NOTE: Declaring a double major may require more work but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to grad school.
✅ University of Puerto Ricov at Ponce does offer services for students with disabilities.
Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.
✅ University of Puerto Ricov at Ponce has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ University of Puerto Ricov at Ponce offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.
✅ University of Puerto Ricov at Ponce offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, and offers a Freshman Honors College. The Freshman Honors college provides a rich curriculum for highly-motivated first-year students. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at University of Puerto Ricov at Ponce.
❌ Students at University of Puerto Ricov at Ponce are not required to complete an internship as a graduation requirement.
Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.
The main library on campus is the Adelina Coppin and there are no other libraries on campus.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.
University of Puerto Ricov at Ponce does not have any dual degree programs available for students.
What is ROTC?
The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.
Does University of Puerto Ricov at Ponce have any ROTC programs?
Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every school. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
University of Puerto Ricov at Ponce has an Army ROTC program.
Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at University of Puerto Ricov at Ponce include:
•an ARMY ROTC branch unit on campus
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