Universidad Metropolitana

country rank  14
world rank  5495

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University Overview

Founded in 1965, Universidad Metropolitana (Metropolitan University) is a private 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 Metropolitana (UNIMET) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad Metropolitana (UNIMET) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 54 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Metropolitan University
Acronym UNIMET
Founded 1965
Motto Enseñando el Camino
Teaching the Way

University Location

Address Apartado postal 76819.1, Distribuidor Universidad, Autopista Petare-Guarenas, La Urbina
Caracas (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
1070 Caracas
T +58 (212) 241 4833
F +58 (212) 242 7716

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
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 5,000-5,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Not reported
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Trimesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Universidad Metropolitana's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


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