Central University of the East (UCE) - private nonprofit higher education institution in Dominican Republic. UCE was officially founded in 1970. Thanks to its quite favourable location inside San Pedro de Macoris, students can enjoy an active city life with a rural serenity. Central University of the East is one of the best universities of Dominican Republic, ranking 6 in the national rating.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The admission committee requests both examination results and the document on previous academic performance. After submitting the required documents more then (80 percent of applicants receive their letters of acceptance. Keep in mind that when applying to UCE the ratio of accepted students may vary depending on the popularity of the chosen program. Central University of the East is among the universities that divides the academic schedule into semesters. The cost of tuition for the bachelor’s programs is around 15,000 USD per year. A master’s degree of UCE will cost a student a significant sum of 15,000 USD per year. In addition, part of the cost can be covered by university scholarships. More information about tuition fees and admission requirements can be found on the official website of the university(http://www.uce.edu.do).

The composition of the university. Central University of the East is medium in scale, teaching no more than 10 thousand students at a time. Being a foreign citizen does not exclude you from the admission process. 799 specialists are employed by the university. The university provides its students with the opportunity to participate in the international exchange programs. To learn more about the students and alumni of the university you can visit the university’s social media pages: Flickr, Twitter, Youtube, Facebook, Linkedin.

Infrastructure of UCE. The university has its own library. Also the university provides accommodations in the form of dormitories. Central University of the East is a part of the following groups Unión de Universidades de América Latina (UDUAL), Organización Universitaria Interamericana (OUI), Asociación Dominicana de Rectores de Universidades (ADRU), Asociación Dominicana para el Autoestudio y la Acreditación (ADAA), Unión.
Ranking   3915   6
Country Dominican Republic
City San Pedro de Macoris
Bachelor (foreigners) 15,000 USD/year.
Master (foreigners) 15,000 USD/year.
Bachelor (citizens) 44 USD/year.
Master (citizens) 176 USD/year.
Living expenses $391 -895 USD/month
Acceptance Rate 80%
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Private
Established 1970
Abbreviation UCE
Teachers 799
Students 9,999
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
Admission Based on grades and examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Suburban
Housing Available
Financial aid Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Motto
Sacrificio, Estudio y Responsabilidad
Accreditation
• Ministerio de Educación Superior, Ciencia y Tecnología, República Dominicana
Affiliations
• Unión de Universidades de América Latina (UDUAL)
• Organización Universitaria Interamericana (OUI)
• Asociación Dominicana de Rectores de Universidades (ADRU)
• Asociación Dominicana para el Autoestudio y la Acreditación (ADAA)
• Unión
Rankings
World ranking 3915
Country ranking 6
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 3915
Alternative title
old Universidad Central del Este
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Information is exploratory. For accurate information, refer to the official website of the school.