Universidad Adventista Dominicana

country rank  23
world rank  9578

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University Overview

Established in 1982, Universidad Adventista Dominicana (Dominican Adventist University) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the rural setting of the large town of Bonao (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Monsenor Nouel. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Santo Domingo, San Pedro de Macorís, Azua. 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 Adventista Dominicana (UNAD) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Adventist religion. Universidad Adventista Dominicana (UNAD) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 36 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on 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 Dominican Adventist University
Acronym UNAD
Founded 1982 Origins date back to 1947
Motto Un concepto educativo diferente
Colours Green and yellow

University Location

Address Autopista Duarte, Km 74 1/2
Bonao (population range: 50,000-249,999)
770 Monsenor Nouel
Dominican Republic
T +1 (809) 525 7533
F +1 (809) 525 4048
Other locations Santo Domingo, San Pedro de Macorís, Azua

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office km 74.5 Autopista Duarte, Villa Sonador
Bonao 770
+1 (809) 525 7533

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation Christian-Adventist Christian-Adventist Seventh Day Adventist - www.adventist.org

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Ministerio de Educación Superior, Ciencia y Tecnología, República Dominicana

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Adventist Acrediting Agency (AAA)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Asociación de Acreditación Adventista (AAA)
  • Consorcio de Universidades Adventistas de Interamérica
  • Asociación Dominicana de Universidades (ADOU)
  • Asociación Universitaria Iberoamericana de Postgrado (AUIP)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019