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Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico School of Law

About Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico School of Law

Overview

  • Established: 1948
  • Parent School: Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico
  • Dean: Angel González Román
  • Location: Ponce, Puerto Rico

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Statistics

Admissions Statistics

201920182017
Completed Applications174210251
Total Offers113132150
Acceptance Rate64.94%62.86%59.76%
LSAT Score Median135134134
LSAT Score Low129128131
LSAT Score High138139138
Undergraduate GPA Median3.353.443.41
Undergraduate GPA Low3.203.113.10
Undergraduate GPA High3.653.733.65
Total Graduates142137137

Bar Exam Statistics

201920182017
Total First Time Takers13279127
Total Passed353044
School's Bar Passage Rate26.52%37.97%34.65%
ABA Approved Law Schools Average Bar Passage Rate34.41%38.20%40.25%
School Passage Rate vs. Average Passage Rate-7.89-0.23-5.60

Tuition and Expenses

201920182017
Tuition Full Time Resident$15,848$15,738$16,418
Tuition Full Time Non-resident---
Tuition Part Time Resident$11,848$11,738$12,498
Tuition Part Time Non-resident---
On Campus Living Expenses$14$14,274$14,235
Off Campus Living Expenses$19$19,206$19,148

Grants and Scholarships

201920182017
Total Students Reciving Grants99133129
Total Percentage Receiving Grants21%25%25%
Average Grant Amount - Median$2,250.00$1,875.00$1,750.00
Average Grant Amount - Low$1,575.00$1,200.00$1,250.00
Average Grant Amount - High$4,625.00$3,625.00$3,625.00

Students and Faculty

201920182017
Student-to-Faculty Ratio5.9:16.3:17.1:1
Total Students381441498
Total Students Male148166205
Total Students Female233275293
Total Faculty657070
Total Faculty Male455151
Total Faculty Female201919
Total Faculty Minorities656969

National Comparison Rankings

The national comparison rankings below compare Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico School of Law to other ABA-approved law schools in the United States. The rankings were determined by comparing the statistics reported by each school. You can view the raw data for these law school rankings here.

2019 National Rankings - Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico School of Law


#48 in Median Undergraduate GPA - 3.35
Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico School of Law is tied for #48 regarding the highest median undergraduate GPA (3.35) among those applicants granted admission who enrolled as full-time students.

#179 in Acceptance Rate - 64.94%
Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico School of Law ranks #179 regarding student selectivity with an acceptance rate of 64.94% among those who applied for admission.

#151 in Student-to-Faculty Ratio - 5.9:1
Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico School of Law ranks #151 regarding the lowest student-to-faculty ratio with a 5.9:1 faculty ratio

#31 in Median LSAT - 135
Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico School of Law ranks #31 regarding the median LSAT score, with a score of 135 among those applicants granted admission who enrolled as full-time students.

#186 in Bar Passage Rate - 26.52%
Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico School of Law ranks #186 regarding the highest bar passage rate among first-time test takers.

#160 in Highest Tuition - $15,848
Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico School of Law ranks #160 regarding the highest tuition among full-time resident (in-state) students.

#1 in Presence of Minority Faculty - 100%
Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico School of Law ranks #1 regarding the highest percentage of racial or ethnic minority faculty (100%).

#162 in Presence of Female Faculty - 31%
Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico School of Law ranks #162 regarding the highest percentage of faculty who are female (31%).

Contact

Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico School of Law
2250 Av. Las Américas
Ponce, PR 00717
derecho.pucpr.edu
Fax: 787-651-4027
Phone: 787-651-2000

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