Universidad Central de Venezuela

country rank  2
world rank  2598

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University Overview

Established in 1721, Universidad Central de Venezuela (Central University of 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 Central de Venezuela (UCV) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad Central de Venezuela (UCV) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 298 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations.

University Identity

Name
Name Central University of Venezuela
Acronym UCV
Founded 1721
Motto La Casa que Vence la Sombra
The house that defeats the shadow

University Location

Address Apartado postal 1050 - Ciudad Universitaria
Caracas (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
1051 Caracas
Venezuela
T +58 (212) 605 4050
F +58 (212) 605 4086

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 Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office

+58

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range over-45,000
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditations

Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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Social Media

Online Courses

Universidad Central de Venezuela's iTunes U channel iTunes U

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Universidad Central de Venezuela's open courseware Open Education Consortium

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Video Presentation

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Errors and Update

Site last updated: Monday, 18 February 2019