Catholic University of Santo Domingo Rankings

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Ranking Category
#10327 of 14,131 In the World
#857 of 1,756 In Latin America
#16 of 43 In the Dominican Republic
#11 of 28 In Santo Domingo

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Highest Degree
Acceptance rate

* The Catholic University of Santo Domingo is among the institutions that don't provide data on acceptance rates. This might happen because the university has programs where applicants only need to meet admission requirements to enroll and don't necessarily compete with others.

We estimate the above acceptance rate based on admission statistics of closely ranked nearby universities with similar research profiles that do publish such data.

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (bachillerato)
Academic CalendarJanuary to December (January - May; August-December)


The tuition table for Catholic University of Santo Domingo gives an overview of costs but prices are approximate and subject to change and don't include accommodation, textbooks, or living expenses. The costs of programs might differ significantly for local and international students. The only source of truth for current numbers is the university's official website.

Program Annual Tuition (DOP)
Bachelor's Degree RD$ 200,000
Master's Degree RD$ 250,000
Doctorate Degree RD$ 300,000

Programs and Degrees

Licenciatura Accountancy, Advertising and Publicity, Arts and Humanities, Business Administration, Clinical Psychology, Computer Engineering, Economics, Education, Finance, Hotel Management, Interior Design, International Business, International Relations and Diplomacy, Law, Marketing, Mass Communication, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Preschool Education, Primary Education, Psychology, Radiology, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Religious Studies, Secondary Education, Social Work, Speech Therapy and Audiology, Tourism
Especialidad Dentistry, Educational Administration, Educational Research, Higher Education, Higher Education Teacher Training, Periodontics, Rehabilitation and Therapy
Maestría Administration, Clinical Psychology, Health Administration, Human Resources, Law, Management, Natural Sciences, Occupational Health, Pastoral Studies, Political Sciences, Psychology, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Religious Studies, Social and Community Services, Social Welfare

Notable alumni

  1. Cándida Montilla de Medina

    Cándida Montilla de Medina
    Born in
    Dominican Republic Flag Dominican Republic
    1962-.. (age 62)

    Cándida Montilla de Medina is a Dominican clinical psychologist. The wife of former president, Danilo Medina. Montilla de Medina served as the First Lady of the Dominican Republic from 2012 to 2020.

  2. Marsha K. Caddle

    Marsha K. Caddle

    Marsha K. Caddle is a politician and economist from Barbados, who is a Member of Parliament and the Minister of Industry, Innovation, Science and Technology. She was formerly Minister of Economic Affairs and Investment.

Catholic University of Santo Domingo faculties and divisions

Faculty : Architecture and Fine Arts Architecture, Design, Fine Arts, Graphic Design, Interior Design
Faculty : Economics and Administration Accountancy, Banking, Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Hotel Management, Marketing, Tourism
Faculty : Health Sciences Dentistry, Health Sciences, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Psychology
Faculty : Humanities and Education Education
Faculty : Law and Political Sciences Law, Political Sciences
Faculty : Religious Studies Religious Studies, Theology
Faculty : Science and Technology Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Information Sciences
Faculty : Social Sciences and Communication Advertising and Publicity, Communication Studies, Social Sciences
Research Division : Family Studies and Research Family Studies

General information

Alternative names UCSD
Universidad Católica Santo Domingo
Founded 1984
Accreditation Ministerio de Educación Superior, Ciencia y Tecnología (MESCYT)
Motto Himno de la UCSD

Location and contacts

Address Avenida Bolívar #902 Ensanche La Julia
Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional
Dominican Republic
City population 1,129,000

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