Cecilio Acosta Catholic University

country rank  20
world rank  8035

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University Overview

Established in 1983, Universidad Católica Cecilio Acosta (Cecilio Acosta Catholic University) is a private higher education institution located in the metropolis of Maracaibo (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Zulia. 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 Cecilio Acosta (UNICA) is a coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Universidad Católica Cecilio Acosta (UNICA) 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 Cecilio Acosta Catholic University
Acronym UNICA
Founded 1983

University Location

Address Urb. La Paz, II Etapa, calle 98 con Avenida 54-A
Maracaibo (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
T +58 (261) 786 9651
F +58 (261) 787 0091

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 Not reported
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Private
Entity Type Not reported
Academic Calendar Not reported
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



  • International Federation of Catholic Universities IFCU

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Thursday, 30 July 2020