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
Bachelor's degrees awarded
Graduate and professional degrees awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing and Nursing Assistants, Other
Speech-Language Pathology Assistant
Health Professions and Related Programs total
Curriculum and Instruction
Special Education and Teaching, General
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
Secondary Education and Teaching
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Civil Engineering, General
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
Public Administration and Social Service Professions total
Business Administration and Management, General
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total