Graduates earn 449 degrees from University of Puerto Rico-Ponce

About 29.2 percent of the 449 degrees and certificates handed out by the University of Puerto Rico-Ponce in 2016-17 were to students in Psychology 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 public institution in Ponce conferred 131 bachelor's degrees in Psychology programs.

But the single most popular program was for a bachelor's degree in Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other. Data shows the school gave out 82 bachelor's degrees in Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other, followed by 74 bachelor's degrees in Psychology, Other and 57 bachelor's degrees in Forensic Psychology.

The university enrolled 3,630 students for 2016-17, all of whom were enrolled in undergraduate programs.

Degrees awarded for 2016-17
Program
Bachelor's degrees awarded
Associates degrees
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Percent of total
Psychology, Other
74
-
74
Forensic Psychology
57
-
57
Psychology total
131
-
131
29.2
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
82
-
82
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
22
-
22
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
4
-
4
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
108
-
108
24.1
Accounting
27
-
27
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary
21
-
21
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
11
-
11
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
9
-
9
Finance, General
2
-
2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
70
-
70
15.6
Physical Therapy Technician/Assistant
-
33
33
Athletic Training/Trainer
25
-
25
Health Professions and Related Programs total
25
33
58
12.9
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
-
15
15
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
-
15
15
Industrial Technology/Technician
-
4
4
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
-
34
34
7.6
Elementary Education and Teaching
29
-
29
Education total
29
-
29
6.5
Computer and Information Sciences, General
19
-
19
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
19
-
19
4.2

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