Universidad Central del Este

country rank  11
world rank  6693

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University Overview

Founded in 1970, Universidad Central del Este (Central University of the East) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the small city of San Pedro de Macorís (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), San Pedro de Macoris. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): San Juan de la Maguana, Montecristi, La Romana. 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 Central del Este (UCE) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad Central del Este (UCE) 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, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 48 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 70-80% making this Dominican higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Name Central University of the East
Acronym UCE
Founded 1970
Motto Sacrificio, Estudio y Responsabilidad
Study,Sacrifice and Responsability
Colours Green

University Location

Address Avenida Francisco Alberto Caamaño Deño
San Pedro de Macorís (population range: 250,000-499,999)
21000 San Pedro de Macoris
Dominican Republic
T +1 (809) 529 3562
F +1 (809) 246 5816
Other locations San Juan de la Maguana, Montecristi, La Romana

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
International
students
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)

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 70-80%
Admission Office Avenida Francisco Alberto Caamaño Deño
San Pedro de Macoris 21000
+1 (809) 529 3562
(305) 675 7148

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 6,000-6,999
Academic Staff 700-799
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Ministerio de Educación Superior, Ciencia y Tecnología, República Dominicana


Year of first Accreditation

1971


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Tribunal Examinador de Medicos (TEM)
  • United Stated Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE)
  • National Committee on Foreing Medical Education and Acreditation (NCFMEA)
  • American Veterinary Medical Association (AMVA)
  • Medical Board of California (MBC)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Unión de Universidades de America Latina y el Caribe (UDUAL)
  • Organización Universitaria Interamericana (OUI)
  • Asociación Dominicana de Rectores de Universidades (ADRU)
  • Asociación Dominicana Para el Autoestudio y la Acreditación (ADAAC)

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019