Top 44 universities in the Dominican Republic: Rankings & Acceptance rate

University name
Acceptance rate
Acc. rate
City & State
1Santo Domingo Institute of Technology75%Santo Domingo
2Pontifical Catholic University Madre y MaestraSantiago de los Caballeros
3Autonomous University of Santo DomingoSanto Domingo
4Technological Institute of the AmericasBoca Chica
5National Judicial CollegeSanto Domingo
6Ibero-American UniversitySanto Domingo
7APEC University85%Santo Domingo
8Pedro Henriquez Urena National University35%Santo Domingo
9Santiago University of TechnologySantiago
10Central University of the East75%San Pedro de Macoris
11Polytechnic Institute of LoyolaSan Cristobal
12Catholic University of Santo DomingoSanto Domingo
13Catholic University of CibaoLa Vega
14Dominican University O&MSanto Domingo
15Salome Urena Higher Institute of Teacher EducationSanto Domingo
16Eugenio Maria de Hostos UniversitySanto Domingo
17ISA UniversitySantiago
18University Federico Henriquez y CarvajalSanto Domingo
19Nordestana Catholic University95%San Francisco de Macoris
20University of Caribe75%Santo Domingo
21Barna Business School35%Santo Domingo
22Global Institute of Higher Studies in Social SciencesSanto Domingo
23National Evangelical UniversitySanto Domingo
24Dominican American UniversitySanto Domingo
25Dominican Adventist University85%Bonao
26Higher Community Technical InstituteSanto Domingo Este
27Fernando Arturo de Merino Agroforestry UniversityLa Vega
28Catholic University of Technology of BarahonaBarahona
29Pedro Francisco Bono Higher InstituteSanto Domingo
30Interamerican UniversitySanto Domingo
31Specialized Research and Training Institute in LawSanto Domingo
32Technological University of SouthAzua de Compostela
33Cibao Oriental University of TechnologyCotui
34Dominican University of Industrial PsychologySanto Domingo
35INCE UniversitySanto Domingo
36National University of Technology - Santo DomingoSanto Domingo
37Catholic University of the East, Dominican RepublicHiguey
38Institute of Higher Education in Diplomatic and Consular TrainingSanto Domingo
39Felix Adam Experimental UniversitySanto Domingo
40Dominican Dental UniversitySanto Domingo
41Specialized Institute of Higher Studies in Business LawSanto Domingo
42Dominican Institute of TechnologySanto Domingo
43Mercy Jacquez Superior Technical InstituteSanto Domingo
44Higher Institute of Universal TechnologySanto Domingo

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

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).