Ponce Paramedical College Inc : Profile

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1213 Acacia Street Villa Flores Urb
Ponce, PR 00716
Website: www.popac.edu
Location: Outlying areas AS FM GU MH MP PR PW VI

Get a snapshot of Ponce Paramedical College Inc with this general overview, including student enrollment and graduation rates, average test scores, student demographics, and more.

Mission Statement

The Institution's fundamental mission is to provide academic offerings that facilitate the students' opportunity to become productive, skilled and sensitive professionals in order to attain the quality of life they deserve. Another part of Ponce Paramedical College's mission, is to make higher education accessible to everyone. In this way, the Institution will be helping to improve the quality of life of it's students, the community and, consequently, that of the Puerto Rican Society. Aware of the importance of the fields directly or indirectly related to the health and techno-entrepreneurs, Ponce Paramedical College will preferably develop courses and programs in the areas mentioned previously. Its mission will be to attain the development of competent professionals capable of applying their knowledge, skills and attitudes within the challenging and innovating health and techno-entrepreneur systems, that are in demand at this social historical time in the country. As part of its mission, the Institution seeks to develop graduates who have the personal and professional qualities that dignify them in the exercise of their funtions and to prepare the students to apply the skills in the scientific, academic, and administrative milieu of the student's professions. To attain this mission, Ponce Paramedical College offers technical and associate degree level study programs. The technical level is of the vocational-technical type that has the objetive of preparing the students to perform in the occupational world, within a relatively short time. The associate degree is the first university level, and it includes general education,in addition to professional and technical courses to facilitate ample formation of the students.

School Characteristics

Student Population
1904 Students
(1904- Undergraduate Enrollment)
Private University

Length of Study: Private for-profit, 2-year
Religious Affiliation: Not Applicable

Test Scores & GPA

Average GPA: No

School Profile

Total Enrollment: 1904
UnderGraduate Enrollment: 1904
Retention Rate: 65%

School Accreditation

National: Yes
Regional: No
Federal: No

Male / Female Enrollment


Total Enrollment


Source: School data comes from the Department of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), 2015. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.