Graduates earn 169 degrees from Caribbean University-Ponce

About 36.1 percent of the 169 degrees and certificates handed out by the Caribbean University-Ponce in 2016-17 were to students in Health Professions and Related Programs programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

The agency's National Center for Education Statistics shows the private not-for-profit institution in Ponce conferred 42 bachelor's degrees and 19 associate's degrees in Health Professions and Related Programs programs.

But the single most popular program was for a bachelor's degree in Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing and Nursing Assistants, Other. Data shows the school gave out 26 bachelor's degrees in Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing and Nursing Assistants, Other, followed by 19 associate's degrees in Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing and Nursing Assistants, Other and 16 bachelor's degrees in Speech-Language Pathology Assistant.

The university enrolled 1,062 students for 2016-17, including 795 in undergraduate programs and 267 in graduate programs.

Degrees awarded for 2016-17
Program
Bachelor's degrees awarded
Associates degrees
Graduate and professional degrees awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Percent of total
Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing and Nursing Assistants, Other
26
19
-
45
Speech-Language Pathology Assistant
16
-
-
16
Health Professions and Related Programs total
42
19
-
61
36.1
Curriculum and Instruction
-
-
15
15
Special Education and Teaching, General
-
-
12
12
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
-
-
5
5
Educational/Instructional Technology
-
-
3
3
Elementary Education and Teaching
2
-
-
2
Secondary Education and Teaching
1
-
-
1
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
1
-
-
1
Education total
4
-
35
39
23.1
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
15
-
-
15
Civil Engineering, General
8
-
-
8
Industrial Engineering
6
-
-
6
Engineering total
29
-
-
29
17.2
Criminal Justice/Police Science
10
5
-
15
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
10
5
-
15
8.9
Social Work
11
-
-
11
Human Services, General
-
-
-
-
Public Administration and Social Service Professions total
11
-
-
11
6.5
Business Administration and Management, General
4
2
-
6
Accounting
2
-
-
2
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary
1
-
-
1
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
-
-
1
1
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
-
-
-
-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
7
2
1
10
5.9
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
-
3
-
3
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
-
3
-
3
1.8
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
-
1
-
1
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
-
1
-
1
0.6

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