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Current Students Guide to Living in Ponce

The average PHSU student spends on food anywhere between $50-$100 per week.

Most of our students will spend anywhere between $60-$80 per week on restautant food.

Our current students are paying an average of $15-$40 per week on recreation, leisure and sports activities (includes sporting events and gym memberships).

Our students spend on average around $20-40 per week on entertainment alone.

Here are some budgeting tips from our current students:

Off Campus housing

Find the right place for you!

Check our updated guide for the best places to live in around the municipality of Ponce.

For Mayagüez

Check our updated guide for the best places to live in around the municipality of Mayagüez .
Eat well & keep studying

Where to eat

Here are some of our current students favorite places to grab a cup of coffee anytime of the day, grab a meal or go out to eat with friends and family.



Order food delivery from places to eat in Ponce, Puerto Rico near you:

Advice from our students

To learn more about living in Puerto Rico, the State Department of Puerto Rico has prepared “Campus Puerto Rico”, a valuable resource to any perspective student:  

If you are interested in learning more about the city of Ponce, you can click the links below:


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