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Universidad Nacional Pedro Henriquez Ureña (UNPHU)

km 7 1/2 Ave. John F. Kennedy Santo Domingo,
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Dominican Republic

Postgraduate Overview

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. 

University Highlights

Total students - 7,446


Total faculty staff - 522


Total students - 7,446


Total faculty staff - 522

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