Institutional information - UNIBE

Institutional information


Acreditations and licenses

UNIBE is approved by the Ministry of Higher Education, Science, and Technology (Ministerio de Educación Superior, Ciencia, y Tecnología – MESCYT); this institution is responsible for regulating higher education institutions and assessing compliance with quality standards in the Dominican Republic.

A mandatory evaluation takes place every five years, which we have successfully completed each time.

The UNIBE School of Medicine is listed in the FAIMER International Medical Education Directory (IMED), within the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG).

UNIBE School of Medicine is licensed by the Florida Commission for Independent Education since 2009. Further information regarding this institution may be obtained by contacting the Commission at 325 W. Gaines Street, Suite 1414, Tallahassee, Florida, 32399-0400, toll-free (888) 224-6684.

The Civil Engineering and Industrial Engineering programs are accredited by the Greater Caribbean Engineering Accreditation System (GCREAS).

UNIBE has long been committed to its international impact. The Office of International Affairs strengths the leadership and innovation through the international dimension of our mission by promoting, coordinating, and supporting the university’s international education, exchange, and service activities.

In the following links you will find detailed information:

For information regarding quality standards, policies and procedures for evaluation and accreditation please refer to the Planning and Institutional Evaluation Department: .


Transfer of credit policies

Transfer credits are credits earned for a course taken at one higher education institution that are accepted toward a student’s degree requirements.

Courses must meet the following requirements to be eligible for transferability:
Program content equivalency to at least 80%.

Transferred courses must have the same number of credits as the course offered at UNIBE. In cases where there is a difference in course credit, UNIBE may not accept transfer credit for courses in which there is more than a 1 credit difference.

Courses must be approved with a grade of at least 70 points.

A complete set of policies and procedures regarding transfer of credits are described in Title XII of the Academic Regulations

Articulation agreements

The University has established articulation agreements for dual degrees in Civil Engineering and Bachelor of Business Administration with Florida International University. For information regarding these agreements contact the Office International Affairs:

Written arrangements with non-degree granting organizations

UNIBE is required to disclose information to prospective and enrolled students on any blanket written arrangements the school has entered into with non-degree/certificate granting institutions. Currently, UNIBE has not entered into any such agreements.