Universities in Venezuela

Planning to study in Venezuela have a look at the top seven universities in Venezuela. 

Top Universities in Venezuela

According to topuniversities.com, there are nine universities in Venezuela which are within ranked in the University Ranking(2018) by the  QS Latin America University Rankings

  1. Universidad Central de Venezuela (UCV)
  2. Universidad Simón Bolívar
  3. Universidad Católica Andres Bello
  4. Universidad de los Andes – (ULA) Mérida 
  5. Universidad del Zulia
  6. Universidad Metropolitana 
  7. Universidad de Carabobo

Universidad Central de Venezuela (UCV)

The Central University of Venezuela is at the highest-ranking university in Venezuela with an overall rank of 28th (2018 ranking)across whole Latin America. The UCV is a public university located in Caracas.

Location: Caracas, Capital District, Venezuela

Area: World Heritage Site, Urban, 1.642 km²

Phone: +58 212-6052868

Total enrollment: 57,569 (2007)

Universidad Simón Bolívar (USB)

Simón Bolívar University is a public university that is ranked at 39th position among 100 universities in Latin America. The USB has two branches that are in Miranda state and in Vargas state. 

Location: Sartenejas, Caracas, Miranda, Venezuela

Phone: +58 212-9063111

Total enrollment: 12,424 (Sep 2007)

Universidad Católica Andres Bello

The Universidad Católica Andrés Bello is one of the largest universities in Venezuela. The UCAB is a private university with its branches spread across all the cities like Caracas, Los Teques, Guayana and Coro. The university is ranked at 65th postion among all the universities in Latin America. 

Location: Caracas 1000, Capital District, Venezuela 

Phone: +58 212-4076123

University of the Andes (Universidad de Los Andes)

The University of the Andes is one of the oldest and largest universities located in Venezuela. The ULA is a public university with an all Latin America rank of 75. 

Location: Merida 5101, Mérida, Venezuela

Phone: +58 274-2401111

Total enrollment: 54,000 (2006)

University of Zulia (Universidad del Zulia)

The University of Zulia (Universidad del Zulia) is one of the oldest university and it was established in 1891. The University of Zulia is a non-profitable public university that falls under the top 200 universities of Latin America. Its main campus is located in the city of Maracaibo. 

Location: Maracaibo 4001, Zulia, Venezuela

Phone: +58 261-4124125

Founded: 1891, Venezuela

University of Carabobo (Universidad de Carabobo)

The University of Carabobo (Universidad de Carabobo) is a public university located in Valencia. It is also one of the oldest universities in Venezuela and has a ranking under the top 200 universities in Latin America. 

Address: Naguanagua 2005, Carabobo, Venezuela

Phone: +58 241-6004000

Founded: 15 November 1892

(Every University has its own admission criteria please visit the university site for more information.)

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