Universidad Católica Santo Domingo

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Universidad Católica Santo Domingo (UCSD)
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Motto Himno de la UCSD
Type Private
Established 1982
President Rev. Jesús Castro Marte
Students 5,000
Location Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Campus Urban
Nickname UCSD " La Catolica"
Affiliations SEESCYT
Website ucsd.edu.do

Universidad Católica Santo Domingo (La Católica) – UCSD (Santo Domingo Catholic University) is a private Catholic university located in the archdiocese of Santo Domingo, in the Dominican Republic. The university was established in 1982, with 65 students entering the school in the following year.

The university contains 5,000 students and 250 faculty members. It is commonly known as "La Católica", and its population is mostly middle-class students who work and study full-time, and pay their own tuition.0 Coordinates: 18°27′46″N 69°55′21″W / 18.46278°N 69.92250°W / 18.46278; -69.92250


  • Diplomacy and International Relations;
  • Odontology or Dentistry;
  • Engineering system;
  • Architecture;
  • Economics;
  • Psychology;
  • Faculty of Law;
  • Tourism;
  • Social communication;
  • Administration;
  • Physiotherapy,
  • Marketing.

The university sports department has a soccer team with Prof. Jaime Paez as head coach, Lendz Heriveaux as coach assistant and Serge Junior Fecu as captain. There are basketball and volleyball teams. Both Futsal and regular soccer are played.