Universidad Simón Bolívar

country rank  5
world rank  3719

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University Overview

Established in 1967, Universidad Simón Bolívar (Simón Bolívar University, Venezuela) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Caracas (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerio del Poder Popular para Educación Universitaria, Ciencia y Tecnología, Venezuela (Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology of Venezuela), Universidad Simón Bolívar (USB) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad Simón Bolívar (USB) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details.

University Identity

Name Simón Bolívar University, Venezuela
Acronym USB
Founded 1967
Motto La Universidad del Futuro
The University of the Future
Colours Yellow

University Location

Address Sartenejas, Baruta, Edo. Miranda - Apartado 89000
Caracas (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
T +58 (212) 906 3111
F +58

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,000-1,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Sunday, 21 April 2019