List of 51 best universities in Venezuela

We ranked 51 best universities in Venezuela based on their reputation, research performance, and alumni impact. We processed 493K citations received by 58.6K publications made by 51 universities in Venezuela, measured the popularity of 219 recognized alumni, and utilized the largest available links database (to compare non-academic prominence).

  1. Central University of Venezuela logo
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1721
  2. University of the Andes logo
    Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Enrollment
    42,500
    Founded
    1810
  3. University of Zulia logo
    Founded
    1891
  4. Simon Bolivar University, Venezuela logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1967
  5. University of Carabobo logo
    Enrollment
    52,000
    Founded
    1833
  6. University of the East, Venezuela logo
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1958
  7. Libertador Experimental Pedagogical University logo
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1983
  8. National Experimental University of Tachira logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1974
  9. Metropolitan University - Venezuela logo
    Enrollment
    5,500
    Founded
    1965
  10. Rafael Belloso Chacin University logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1989
  11. Monteavila University logo
    Enrollment
    1,391
    Male:Female
    32:68
    Founded
    1998
  12. New Sparta University logo
    Founded
    1989
  13. Fermin Toro University logo
    Founded
    1989
  14. University of Santa Maria logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1953
  15. Rafael Urdaneta University logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1974
  16. National Experimental University of Guayana, Puerto Ordaz logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    750
    Founded
    1982
  17. Bolivarian University of Venezuela logo
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    2003
  18. National Experimental University of the Arts logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Founded
    2008
  19. Yacambu University logo
    Founded
    1989
  20. Valle del Momboy University logo
    Founded
    1997
  21. Jose Antonio Paez University logo
    Founded
    1997
  22. Panamerican University of Puerto logo
    Acceptance Rate
    43%
    Founded
    1998
  23. Alejandro de Humboldt University logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1997
  24. University of Falcon logo
    Founded
    2004
  25. Santa Rosa Catholic University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    85%
    Founded
    1999
  26. Arturo Michelena University logo
    Founded
    2001
  27. Enrollment
    2,500
    Founded
    2005

The best cities to study in Venezuela based on the number of universities and their ranks are Caracas, Merida, Maracaibo, and Valencia.

Average cost of living for students in Venezuela is $429 + $32-228 for rent (depends on where to live: dormitory, renting with a roommate or solo).