Top 43 universities in the Dominican Republic

  1. Pontifical Catholic University Madre y Maestra logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1962
  2. Santo Domingo Institute of Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    5,500
    Founded
    1972
  3. Autonomous University of Santo Domingo logo
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1538
  4. Salome Urena Higher Institute of Teacher Education logo
    Enrollment
    6,500
    Founded
    1880
  5. Ibero-American University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    4,500
    Founded
    1982
  6. APEC University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    85%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1965
  7. Pedro Henriquez Urena National University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Enrollment
    7,500
    Founded
    1966
  8. Santiago University of Technology logo
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1974
  9. Central University of the East logo
    Acceptance Rate
    83%
    Enrollment
    6,500
    Founded
    1970
  10. Technological Institute of the Americas logo
    Enrollment
    375
    Founded
    2000
  11. Catholic University of Santo Domingo logo
    Enrollment
    6,500
    Founded
    1984
  12. Dominican University O&M logo
    Acceptance Rate
    64%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1966
  13. Polytechnic Institute of Loyola logo
    Enrollment
    1,500
    Founded
    1952
  14. ISA University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    2,500
    Founded
    1964
  15. Barna Business School logo
    Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Enrollment
    125
    Founded
    2003
  16. National Evangelical University logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1986
  17. University of Caribe logo
    Acceptance Rate
    89%
    Enrollment
    21,338
    Founded
    1995
  18. National Judicial College logo
    Enrollment
    375
    Founded
    1998
  19. Dominican Adventist University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    85%
    Enrollment
    3,500
    Founded
    1982
  20. University Federico Henriquez y Carvajal logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1991
  21. Acceptance Rate
    64%
    Enrollment
    750
    Founded
    1947
  22. Eugenio Maria de Hostos University logo
    Enrollment
    1,500
    Founded
    1984
  23. Higher Community Technical Institute logo
    Enrollment
    4,500
    Founded
    2013
  24. Catholic University of Cibao logo
    Enrollment
    4,500
    Founded
    1983
  25. Fernando Arturo de Merino Agroforestry University logo
    Enrollment
    750
    Founded
    1996
  26. Nordestana Catholic University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    95%
    Enrollment
    4,500
    Founded
    1978
  27. Specialized Research and Training Institute in Law logo
    Enrollment
    125
    Founded
    2008
  28. Global Institute of Higher Studies in Social Sciences logo
    Enrollment
    125
    Founded
    2009
  29. Cibao Oriental University of Technology logo
    Enrollment
    7,500
    Founded
    1982
  30. Technological University of South logo
    Acceptance Rate
    76%
    Enrollment
    3,500
    Founded
    1984
  31. Catholic University of Technology of Barahona logo
    Enrollment
    3,500
    Founded
    2004
  32. INCE University logo
    Enrollment
    375
    Founded
    1974
  33. Interamerican University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    18%
    Enrollment
    125
    Founded
    1977
  34. Dominican University of Industrial Psychology logo
    Enrollment
    750
    Founded
    1992
  35. Pedro Francisco Bono Higher Institute logo
    Enrollment
    125
    Founded
    1985
  36. Specialized Institute of Higher Studies in Business Law logo
    Enrollment
    125
    Founded
    2012
  37. Felix Adam Experimental University logo
    Enrollment
    750
    Founded
    1996
  38. National University of Technology - Santo Domingo logo
    Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Enrollment
    750
    Founded
    2002
  39. Dominican Dental University logo
    Enrollment
    750
    Founded
    1983
  40. Higher Institute of Universal Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    50%
    Founded
    2003
  41. Catholic University of the East, Dominican Republic logo
    Enrollment
    1,500
    Founded
    2004
  42. Enrollment
    125
    Founded
    1980

The best cities to study in the Dominican Republic based on the number of universities and their ranks are Santiago de los Caballeros, Santo Domingo, Santiago, and San Pedro de Macoris.

Average cost of living for students in the Dominican Republic is $413 + $37-266 for rent (depends on where to live: dormitory, renting with a roommate or solo).