Universidad APEC

country rank  3
world rank  4021

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University Overview

Established in 1965, Universidad APEC (APEC University) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Santo Domingo (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Santiago. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerio de Educación Superior, Ciencia y Tecnología, República Dominicana (Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology, Dominican Republic), Universidad APEC (UNAPEC) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad APEC (UNAPEC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 55 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this Dominican higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name APEC University
Acronym UNAPEC
Founded 1965
Motto Educaciòn de Calidad con Equidad
Quality education with equity
Colours Blue, white and gold

University Location

Address Avenida Máximo Gómez 72
Santo Domingo (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
Santo Domingo
Dominican Republic
T +1 (809) 686 0021
F +1 (809) 685 5581
Other locations Santiago

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office Avenida Máximo Gómez 72
Santo Domingo
+1 (809) 686 0021

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 600-699
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Quarters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universidad APEC's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020