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Universidad Nacional Pedro Henriquez Urea (UNPHU)

Location

Santo Domingo, Santo Domingo Dominican Republic

Ranking

# 251-300LatAm University Rankings

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46Postgraduate programs

About Universidad Nacional Pedro Henriquez Urea (UNPHU)

The Pedro Henríquez Ureña National University is located at Ave. John F. Kennedy Km. 7 ½, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. It is an up-scale campus located in the center of the city on one of the main avenues, with easy access for arrival next to one of the Santo Domingo L2 metro stations.

It has an Advanced Architecture Unit that was conceived as a nucleus for research, development, and implementation of new media, including: strategic research, prototype development, the promotion of the inter-disciplinary relationship with collaborative work, the promotion of collaboration between academia and industry, and the offering of manufacturing services, all for the purpose of contributing  to society.

In this same order, we have a Center of Operations in Objectively Systematized Medical Simulation (COSMOS), a teaching and training space for medical simulation that incorporates pre-hospitalization care.  COSMOS has a dynamic design that allows the performing of sequential practices such as rescue inside the ambulance and transfer to the emergency; and simultaneous practices such as the acquisition of skills through partial dexterity.  It also incorporates the development of complex scenarios that require high-fidelity simulators, and feedback sessions facilitated by an audiovisual system and capture of reproducible data.

We have a clinical laboratory for dentistry with cutting-edge technology equipment, which serves as a tool for our students to develop the technical skills required in the competitive marketplace.  Our school has received delegations from the School of Dentistry of Tufts University, in Boston, United States, with which we have had an international agreement for eight years, which allows students to student academic _____________ (sic) every year to that important American university.

We inaugurated the first Brain Bank in the Caribbean, whose objective is to develop lines of research on neurodegenerative diseases in this country.  We are an institution committed to research and innovation. 

About Universidad Nacional Pedro Henriquez Urea (UNPHU)

The Pedro Henríquez Ureña National University is located at Ave. John F. Kennedy Km. 7 ½, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. It is an up-scale campus located in the center of the city on one of the main avenues, with easy access for arrival next to one of the Santo Domingo L2 metro stations.

It has an Advanced Architecture Unit that was conceived as a nucleus for research, development, and implementation of new media, including: strategic research, prototype development, the promotion of the inter-disciplinary relationship with collaborative work, the promotion of collaboration between academia and industry, and the offering of manufacturing services, all for the purpose of contributing  to society.

In this same order, we have a Center of Operations in Objectively Systematized Medical Simulation (COSMOS), a teaching and training space for medical simulation that incorporates pre-hospitalization care.  COSMOS has a dynamic design that allows the performing of sequential practices such as rescue inside the ambulance and transfer to the emergency; and simultaneous practices such as the acquisition of skills through partial dexterity.  It also incorporates the development of complex scenarios that require high-fidelity simulators, and feedback sessions facilitated by an audiovisual system and capture of reproducible data.

We have a clinical laboratory for dentistry with cutting-edge technology equipment, which serves as a tool for our students to develop the technical skills required in the competitive marketplace.  Our school has received delegations from the School of Dentistry of Tufts University, in Boston, United States, with which we have had an international agreement for eight years, which allows students to student academic _____________ (sic) every year to that important American university.

We inaugurated the first Brain Bank in the Caribbean, whose objective is to develop lines of research on neurodegenerative diseases in this country.  We are an institution committed to research and innovation. 

University information

National students


Legalized birthcertificate

2.    Bachelor's certificate

3.    High school grade record

4.    3 2 × 2 photos

5.    Photocopy of the medical certificate

6.    Certificate of vaccinations for medical students

7.    Vision certificate for dental students


International students

 To start the application process for admission to one of the University's Schools or programs, foreign students must follow the following procedure:

 

● Fill out the online admission form.

● If the student comes from High School, they must take the Admission Test or submit PAA or SAT results.

● Once these documents have been received at the Office of International Affairs, they will be sent to the corresponding School where the student has applied for admission, for their due evaluation.

● Within a maximum period of two weeks, the student will receive a response on this application for admission to the corresponding School.

● If the student is accepted at the university, the Admission department will issue their respective acceptance letter, which will be sent to the student through the Office of International Affairs via email and later via regular mail.

● Once accepted at the university, the student must present all the documentation required to formalize their admission and complete their admission process.

 Documents for foreign students when they enter directly from the school.

 

● Complete Admission Application

● Record of Notes (qualifications) of the last five years of Baccalaureate apostilled

● Copy of the Baccalaureate Diploma (Secondary or High School), Translated into Spanish and apostilled

● Birth Certificate translated into Spanish and apostilled

● Student Visa

● Student Permit

● Copy of Passport

● Certificate of Good Conduct (issued by the authorities of the country where you have resided for the last five years) and apostilled

● Immunization Certificate (Medical students only)

● Medical Plan, with coverage in the Dominican Republic (can be requested through the UNPHU)

● Medical Certificate (can be requested through the UNPHU)

● Admission Exam (Meritorious Students will be exonerated)

● Three (3) 2 x 2 photos

We have two campuses, one located in the heart of the city of Santo Domingo, and the other in the province of La Vega. The Santo Domingo campus has 11 buildings and 7 schools or departments, while the other campus in the province of La Vega has 2 buildings and 4 schools or departments. 

We have the UNPHU Mipymes Center where we have offered 1,352 cases of entrepreneurial counselling to micro, small, and medium-sized businesses, 634 linkages, 170 companies finalized, 129,947 people trained, 13,117 jobs created and retained, and 239,317,887 increase (sic) in domestic sales, which positions us as a Mipymes Center that creates a significant economic impact on the Dominican Republic. 

We have a dental clinic that offers to the internal and outside community in the areas of: endodontics, pediatric dentistry, periodontics, operations, radiology, prosthesis, surgeries, and orthodontics.

Our university has a central library with the spaces of Collective Study Hall.  The hall has a capacity of 160 reading stations, integrated into a common study area and 10 cubicles with capacity for eight people each, that can be reserved in advance for two hours, with the possibility of extending the reserved time depending on demand.

We also have the UNPHU Institutional Information Repository (RI-UNPHU), as an open-access electronic deposit for the institution´s digital documents not traditionally published (such as undergraduate work, thesis, research reports, learning resources created by professor and academic personnel, documents from the institutional memoirs and files, etc.), that contribute to the spread and preservation of the scientific production managed by the UNPHU Central Library.

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Student life

We have 90 students of 13 nationalities, which is equivalent to 1% of the student population. The extracurricular activities that students do are sports and artistic activities.

 

Recent employability statistics (the percentage of graduates who find a job within six months after graduation) are 95%.

Tuition fee and scholarships

One of the important factors when considering a master's degree is the cost of study. Luckily, there are many options available to help students fund their master's programme. Download your copy of the Scholarship Guide to find out which scholarships from around the world could be available to you, and how to apply for them.

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Rankings & ratings

Universidad Nacional Pedro Henriquez Urea (UNPHU) is one of the top public universities in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. It is ranked #251-300 in LatAm University Rankings 2022.

LatAm University Rankings

  • 2015
    #301+
  • 2016
    #301+
  • 2018
    #251-300
  • 2019
    #251-300
  • 2020
    #251-300
  • 2021
    #251-300
  • 2022
    #251-300

Ranking criteria

12.9
Academic Reputation
24.6
Employer Reputation
39.9
Faculty Student Ratio
1.6
Papers per Faculty
2.3
Faculty Staff with PhD
6.4
International Research Network
16.1
Web Impact

Available programs

We have around 50 Graduate programs, which cover the areas of Humanities and Education, Agriculture and the environment, architecture and the arts, Health Sciences, Science and Technology, Legal and Political (sic), and Business. 

The requirements to be part of the graduate school are:

Step 1 

Contact an Executive from the Graduate Students Information Center, to schedule an appointment to fill out your registration form, between the hours of 9 AM to 7 PM Monday through Friday.

Step 2

An Executive from the Graduate Students Information Center will accompany you to the Admissions Department to deposit the following documents:

  • Original report card of grades indicating the academic index, certified by MESCyT.
  • Copy of the university diploma/degree, with original certification from MESCyT.
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation signed by professors and/or persons who can provide information about your professional experience.
  • Curriculum vitae.
  • Three (3) recent photographs: two sized 2x2 and one sized 1x1.
  • Legalized birth certificate.
  • Medical certificate.
  • In case of foreigners, work visa.
  • Copy of personal identity card, or passport in cases of foreigners
  • Receipt for payment of the Admissions fee.


 Once the Admissions Department validates your data, they will assign you a registration number.

Step 3 

With your registration number, go to the Cashier´s Department to pay the registration fee between the hours of 8 AM and 6 PM Monday through Friday.

Once you have paid the registration fee, you will receive mail informing you of instructions, as well as a user name and password for you to access the Akademia platform, where they will explain to you how to make the selection of assignments.  In the case of any doubt or question, contact telephone 809-562-6601, extensions 1028/1029/1030, or the email [email protected] 

Step 4 

Through Akademia, select the assignments, according to the academic calendar.

*If the on-line selection period has concluded, you must make the selection in person in the Scheduling Commission Department, located in Building No. 8, 1stLevel, across from the Cashier´s Department, between the hours of 8:00 A.M. and 5:00 P.M.

* If the in-person selection period has concluded, contact Mr. Braulio Jiménez, Services Coordinator for the Graduate School, at telephone 809-562-601 Ext. 2316, or by email at [email protected].  

Step 5 

On the part of the Academic Directors, after the start of teaching, you will receive in your university email the invitation to attend the induction workshop.  For more information, you can contact 809-562-6601 ext. 2317.

We have different prices depending on the type of graduate degree.  They are around 2,500 to 15,000 dollars.

We have available several options for flexible financing, with both the Pedro Henríquez Ureña Dominican University Foundation (FUDPHU) and other institutions.  There are also merit-based scholarships sponsored by companies.


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