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Santo Domingo, Santo Domingo Dominican Republic +1
  • La Vega, La Vega Dominican Republic
  • StatusPrivate
  • Student/Faculty Ratio14
  • SizeM
  • Total Faculty522

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UNPHU is the first private Nonprofit University in the city of Santo Domingo, founded on 1966.

The founders were and still are acknowledged representatives of important entrepreneurial organizations in the country, who created the Dominican university foundation “Fundación Universitaria Dominicana".

Our campus of more than 250,000 square meters is the most privileged in the city. We have other facilities in the city of La Vega, an Experimental Agricultural Farm with 7,536,000 square meters.

The Department of Higher Education, Science and Technology, the government organ ruling the higher education in Dominican Republic, duly accredit UNPHU as well as all of its schools. We have the acknowledgment of different institutions at national and international level allowing our graduates abroad to take grade exams in their countries of origin and be able to practice their careers obtained in our University.    

Seven faculties compose UNPHU: Health Sciences; Agriculture Sciences and Natural Resources; Education and Humanities: Legal and Political Sciences; Economics and Social; Architecture and Arts; Science and technology.

UNPHU has been acknowledged through its existence for the important contributions to the national development through scientific investigation, in special Agronomy, Medicine and Engineering.

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.

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.

 


The documentation is:

·       Legalized birth certificate

·       High School Diploma

·       High school record of grades

·       3 photographs 2x2

·       Photocopy of national identification card

·       Medical certificate

·       Vaccination certificates for medical students

 

Transfer students:

·       Admission application form, duly completed.

·       Original legalized birth certificate.

·       Copy of personal and electoral identification card

·       Record of high school grades

·       Minimum accumulated index of 2.8 for Civil Engineering; 2.5 for Medicine and Dentistry, and 2.2 for all other fields.

·       Have a minimum of 15 credits that can be revalidated which are compatible with the UNPHU programs.

·       A cost is applied for revalidated credits.

·       Medical certificate

·       Three (3) photographs 2x2

·       High School Diploma

·       Two (2) official transcripts (record of grades) from the university of origin. One (1) of them legalized in original by the Ministry for Higher Science and Technology Education (MESCyT) in the Dominican Republic.

·       Copies of the study programs, duly stamped by the university of origin.  

·       Two (2) letters of recommendation.

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

About

UNPHU is the first private Nonprofit University in the city of Santo Domingo, founded on 1966.

The founders were and still are acknowledged representatives of important entrepreneurial organizations in the country, who created the Dominican university foundation “Fundación Universitaria Dominicana".

Our campus of more than 250,000 square meters is the most privileged in the city. We have other facilities in the city of La Vega, an Experimental Agricultural Farm with 7,536,000 square meters.

The Department of Higher Education, Science and Technology, the government organ ruling the higher education in Dominican Republic, duly accredit UNPHU as well as all of its schools. We have the acknowledgment of different institutions at national and international level allowing our graduates abroad to take grade exams in their countries of origin and be able to practice their careers obtained in our University.    

Seven faculties compose UNPHU: Health Sciences; Agriculture Sciences and Natural Resources; Education and Humanities: Legal and Political Sciences; Economics and Social; Architecture and Arts; Science and technology.

UNPHU has been acknowledged through its existence for the important contributions to the national development through scientific investigation, in special Agronomy, Medicine and Engineering.

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.

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.

 


The documentation is:

·       Legalized birth certificate

·       High School Diploma

·       High school record of grades

·       3 photographs 2x2

·       Photocopy of national identification card

·       Medical certificate

·       Vaccination certificates for medical students

 

Transfer students:

·       Admission application form, duly completed.

·       Original legalized birth certificate.

·       Copy of personal and electoral identification card

·       Record of high school grades

·       Minimum accumulated index of 2.8 for Civil Engineering; 2.5 for Medicine and Dentistry, and 2.2 for all other fields.

·       Have a minimum of 15 credits that can be revalidated which are compatible with the UNPHU programs.

·       A cost is applied for revalidated credits.

·       Medical certificate

·       Three (3) photographs 2x2

·       High School Diploma

·       Two (2) official transcripts (record of grades) from the university of origin. One (1) of them legalized in original by the Ministry for Higher Science and Technology Education (MESCyT) in the Dominican Republic.

·       Copies of the study programs, duly stamped by the university of origin.  

·       Two (2) letters of recommendation.

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

University highlights

LatAm University Rankings

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

Ranking criteria

25.2
Employer Reputation
40.8
Faculty Student Ratio

Student & Staff

Total students
7,446

3.3%
96.7%

Total faculty staff
522

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522

Total students
7,446

3.3%
96.7%

Total faculty staff
522

522