Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico School of Law

Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico School of Law

The School of Law of the Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico was founded in 1961. It is located within the main campus of the Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico, on the southern part of the island in the historical city of Ponce, one of the most beautiful places in Puerto Rico. The primary objective of the Pontifical Catholic University School of Law is the formation of lawyers imbued with a deep love and concern for their Catholic faith and imbedded in the redeeming truths of Christian philosophy and ethics. The law school of the Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico hopes to contribute to upholding the high ethical, cultural, and literary accomplishments of the Puerto Rican bar, which historically represents a tradition of moral austerity, intellectual achievement, and professional competence.

Contact Info


Website: http://www.pucpr.edu/
Address: Puerto Rico 163, Ponce, 00717, Puerto Rico
Admission Phone: (787) 841-2000 Ext: 1000
Admission Email: [email protected]

2017 Quick Overview

The Below Data Compiled By: The American Bar Association 

Students560
Student-faculty ratio18:1
Tuition $17,058 per year (full-time, in-state)
N/A per year (full-time, out-of-state)
$12,258 per year (part-time, in-state)
N/A per year (part-time, out-of-state)
Tuition Guarantee Program0
Estimated Living Expenses$11,642
Founded In1967
ABA AccreditedYes
Application deadline04/15/19
Full-time program application fee$ 75
Financial Aid Deadline02/09/19
Can first years start other than fall?Yes

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Real Time Applicant Admissions Data

Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico School of Law

Real Time HIC User Applicant Status Admissions Data

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Username LSAT GPA Status Scholarship Sent Received Decision Updated
stofani 165 P 3.40

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Total Full-Time Part-Time
Number of Applicants251251
Number of Offers150150
Number of Matriculants125125
75% GPA3.653.65
Median GPA3.413.41
25% GPA3.103.10
75% LSAT138138
Median LSAT134134
25% LSAT131131
2017 Scholarship Data
Total Number of Students515
Total Students Receiving Grants129
% of Students Receiving Grants25
75% Grant Amount$3,750
Median Grant Amount$2,000
25% Grants Amount$1,250
Scholarships awarded based on maintaining a certain academic performance
Offering Conditional Scholarships:Yes
Students Entering With a Scholarship112
Eliminated (Students who lost scholarship)23
% of Students Who Lost Scholarship20

  • % of Total Less Than Half Tuition (22)
  • % of Total Half to Full Tuition (3)
  • % of Total Full Tuition (0)
  • % of Total More than Full Tuition (0)

2017 Ethnicity Statistics

  • White (0)
  • Hispanics (170)
  • Black or African American (0)
  • Asian (0)
  • American Indian / Native (0)
  • Other (0)
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander Total (0)
  • Two or more races Total (0)
  • Nonresident Alien Total (0)
  • Race and Ethnicity Unknown Total (0)


  • Total Women% (62)
  • Total Men% (37)
Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico School of Law Bar Exam Statistics
YearTakersPass%State Average%Average Pass Difference%
2017 127 34.65%
2016 143 35.66%
2015 191 60.73%

Total Graduates 2017

  • Employed Bar Exam Required (44)
  • Employed J.D. Advantage (35)
  • Employed Other (23)
  • Unemployed (78)
  • Pursuing Graduate Degree (6)

The Above Data Compiled By:  The American Bar Association