University of Zulia

country rank  12
world rank  6029

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University Overview

Established in 1891, Universidad del Zulia (University of Zulia) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the large city of Maracaibo (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Zulia. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Cabimas, Punto Fijo. 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 del Zulia (LUZ) is a coeducational higher education institution. Universidad del Zulia (LUZ) 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.

University Identity

Name University of Zulia
Acronym LUZ
Founded 1891
Motto Post Nubila Phoebus
After the clouds, the sun

University Location

Address Edificio del Rectorado - Avenida 16 (Guajira) con calle 67B
Maracaibo (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
T +58 (261) 759 8441
F +58 (261) 759 8515
Other locations Cabimas, Punto Fijo

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 Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Not reported
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported



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Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020