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The university was established on September 9, 1962 and it has become one of the country's top institution of higher education. It has achieved several firsts, such as being the first to offer Industrial, Electrical, Mechanical and Electronics Engineering. The institution is in charge of assigning the internet domains in the Dominican Republic. It also offers graduate level degrees and dual degrees with associated universities in the United States and France. Recently the university was recognized in Quacquarelli Symonds top Latin American universities 2012 by ranking in at 205 out of the top 250 universities in the region. The PUCMM School of Business also is the highest ranking school of business in the Dominican Republic followed by the School of Business of the UASD. This ranking was done by Eduniversal Rankings and their prestigious Palmes business school ranking. The PUCMM received the 2 Palmes ranking which represents a Good business school with regional influence.
Roseau • Tourism, Catering, Hostelry, Restaurant Industry • Agriculture, Fisheries, Food • Nursing • Human Resources, Social Work
DSC is supported by the Ministry of Education, Human Resource Development, Youth Affairs and Sports. It operates like a polytechnic institution, and offers classes in education, health, arts and sciences. It has a student population of about 1400.
It is a part of the Seventh-day Adventist education system, the world's second largest Christian school system.
Business • Communication • Law • Tourism, Catering, Hostelry, Restaurant Industry • Dentistry, Oral Surgery • Medicine, General, Internal • Pharmacology, Pharmacy
UNEFA offers three types of study plans: Supervised Open Studies (EUAS), a modality consisting of part-time attendance and supervised studies, monitored by professors and facilitators; Free Open Studies (ELIS), requiring from the students certain part-time contact with the university with at least one fourth of any degree's core courses; and the Accreditation of Knowledge by Experience (PAAPE), which is a continuous process in which obtained knowledge is accredited towards the completion of a chosen degree, based on its correspondence to required levels of higher education studies.
Portsmouth • Medicine, General, Internal
DeVry Education Group, the parent organization that owns RUSM, is a publicly traded company that also owns American University of the Caribbean (AUC), another medical school in the Caribbean.
The school was founded on July 18, 2006, and is associated with Stevens Institute of Technology, in Hoboken, New jersey. SITI opened its doors on September 28, 2007, and is . Its campus is in the Parque Cibernetico de Santo Domingo. SITI currently offers masters degrees in Information Systems and Manufacturing Technology. These programs require 40 credits including a masters thesis.
The President of Stevens University serves also as the Rector of SITI; the Vice-Rector is Lex McCusker, Associate Dean of the Wesley J. Howe School of Technology Management at Stevens
Founded during the reign of Charles I of Spain, it was originally a seminary operated by Catholic monks of the Dominican Order. Later, the institution was reorganized as a university by a papal bull (In Apostulatus Culmine dated 28 October 1538 by Pope Paul III); however, it was not officially recognized by Royal Decree until 1558. It was then called Universidad Santo Tomás de Aquino (University of Saint Thomas Aquinas).
The Universidad Santo Tomás de Aquino' was created by the Papal Bull In Apostolatus St Thomas Aquinas Culminates with the name of University, on October 28, 1538. With this act by Pope Paul III, it became the first university in the Western Hemisphere.
Prior to its conversion into a full university, the institution had been a Studium Generate (seminary), founded in 1518 and operated by the Dominican Order.
In its structure and purpose the new university was modeled after the University of Alcalá in the city of Henares, Spain. In this capacity it became a standard-bearer for the medieval ideology of the Spanish Conquest, and received royal recognition in 1558. In this royal decree, the university was given the name University of Saint Thomas Aquinas (Universidad Santo Tomás de Aquino).
It disappeared in 1823.(http://www.bibliotecasvirtuales.com/biblioteca/literaturadominicana/pedrohu/culturayletrascoloniales/LasUniversidades.asp)
UTESA is recognized as one of the highest-ranking universities in the Dominican Republic, with emphasis on branches of health and of engineering.
Roseau • Medicine, General, Internal
Audit, Accounting • Management
In 1968, the government of the Dominican Republic granted APEC accreditation as a university with the right to award higher education degrees. The university changed its name to the current one (Universidad APEC) on August 11, 1983; such change having been approved by the Dominican government in 1985.