Universidad Católica del Táchira

country rank  31
world rank  9821

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University Overview

Founded in 1982, Universidad Católica del Táchira (Catholic University of Táchira) is a private higher education institution located in the large town of San Cristóbal (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Tachira. 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 Católica del Táchira (UCAT) is a coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Universidad Católica del Táchira (UCAT) 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 37 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations.

University Identity

Name Catholic University of Táchira
Acronym UCAT
Founded 1982
Motto Sapientia Auro Melior Est
Wisdom is better than gold

University Location

Address Calle 14 con Carrera 14, Barrio Obrero
San Cristóbal (population range: 50,000-249,999)
T +58 (276) 343 2380
F +58 (276) 344 6183

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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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 Not reported
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Private
Entity Type Not reported
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic

Facilities and Services

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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Site last updated: Monday, 14 October 2019