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PHSU is a fully accredited health sciences university located in Ponce, Puerto Rico. We are dedicated to providing the highest quality graduate and undergraduate educational programs, including; medicine, clinical psychology, biomedical sciences, public health, and nursing. We prepare our students by delivering a world-class culturally competent curriculum that gives them the tools to serve growing and diverse patient populations across the United States. The PHSU Main campus is located in Ponce, Puerto Rico, with a second campus in St. Louis, Missouri, and a learning center in San Juan, Puerto Rico. PHSU is recognized globally for its educational quality, service to the community, and research achievements in partnership with the Ponce Research Insitute. We have a total student enrolled for the Academic Year 2020-2021 of 1,490 across all programs and campuses.

At PHSU we are alert to any eventuality regarding the coronavirus

Ponce Health Sciences University is dedicated to providing the highest quality graduate medical education programs available.  This goal, in addition to the university’s research and health services programs, continues an over 40 year tradition of enhancing our profession and contributing to our community.

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In the News


Científicos de Ponce Health Sciences University identifican variante del COVID-19 en Puerto Rico

Scientists at Ponce Health Sciences University identify new COVID-19 variant in Puerto Rico

Científicos de INNO Diagnostics y Research Centers in Minority Institutions (RCMI) de Ponce Research Institute, centro de investigación científica de Ponce Health Sciences University (PHSU), detectaron una variante del virus SARS-CoV-2 que causa la enfermedad de COVID-19 en pruebas realizadas

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PHSU Wellness Center starts vaccination process

Committed to health, education, and science, at Ponce Health Sciences University, we begin the vaccination of our clinical staff, students, and all those established in the Puerto Rico Department of Health phases. Our medical and scientific staff have been faithful

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