University of Carabobo

country rank  3
world rank  3601

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University Overview

Founded in 1833, Universidad de Carabobo (University of Carabobo) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Valencia (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Carabobo. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Maracay, Puerto Cabello. 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 de Carabobo (UC) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad de Carabobo (UC) 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 186 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name University of Carabobo
Acronym UC
Founded 1833
Motto Deus, Libertas, Cultura - Universitas Carabobensis
God, Liberty, Culture - University of Carabobo

University Location

Address Avenida Bolívar Norte
Valencia (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
T +58 (241) 821 6104
F +58 (241) 821 3055
Other locations Maracay, Puerto Cabello

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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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 Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office


Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range over-45,000
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range over-5,000
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 Go to Universidad de Carabobo's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
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



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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Sunday, 21 April 2019