Catholic University of Tachira Rankings

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Ranking Category
#10229 of 14,131 In the World
#840 of 1,756 In Latin America
#23 of 51 In Venezuela
#2 of 2 In San Cristobal

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Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate60%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (bachillerato) and entrance examination
Academic CalendarOctober to September

We've calculated the 60% acceptance rate for Catholic University of Tachira based on the ratio of admissions to applications and other circumstantial enrollment data. Treat this information as a rough guide and not as a definitive measure of your chances of admission. Different programs may have significantly varying admissions rates.


The tuition table for Catholic University of Tachira gives an overview of costs but prices are approximate and subject to change and don't include accommodation, textbooks, or living expenses. The costs of programs might differ significantly for local and international students. The only source of truth for current numbers is the university's official website.

Program Annual Tuition (VEF)
Undergraduate 15,000,000 VEF
Graduate 20,000,000 VEF
Law School 25,000,000 VEF
Medical School 30,000,000 VEF

Programs and Degrees

Técnico Superior Criminal Law, Criminology
Licenciatura Accountancy, Biology, Business Administration, Chemistry, Computer Education, Human Resources, Humanities and Social Science Education, International Relations and Diplomacy, Law, Management, Marketing, Mathematics Education, Native Language Education, Political Sciences, Primary Education, Public Administration, Science Education, Secondary Education
Especialización Accountancy, Administrative Law, Civil Law, Criminal Law, Finance, Fiscal Law, International Business, International Economics, Labour Law, Law, Peace and Disarmament, Private Law, Real Estate, Taxation
Maestría Commercial Law, Educational Psychology

Notable alumni

  1. Iris Varela

    Iris Varela
    Born in
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    1967-.. (age 57)

    María Iris Varela Rangel is a Venezuelan leftist politician, activist, criminologist, member of the board of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) and Minister of Popular Power for the Prison Service.

  2. César Pérez Vivas

    César Pérez Vivas
    Born in
    Venezuela Flag Venezuela
    1957-.. (age 67)

    César Alejandro Pérez Vivas, is a Venezuelan lawyer and politician associated with COPEI in Táchira State. From 2008 to 2012, he was the Governor of Táchira.

Catholic University of Tachira faculties and divisions

Faculty : Economics and Social Sciences Accountancy, Computer Science, Economics, Finance, Human Resources, Management, Marketing, Social Sciences
Faculty : Humanities and Education Arts and Humanities, Biological and Life Sciences, Chemistry, Education, Social Sciences
Faculty : Law and Political Sciences Criminal Law, Law, Political Sciences

General information

Alternative names UCAT
Catholic University of Táchira
Universidad Católica del Táchira
Founded 1982
Accreditation Ministerio del Poder Popular para la Educación Universitaria (MPPEU)
Motto Sapientia Auro Melior Est
Wisdom is better than gold

Location and contacts

Address Barrio Obrero Calle 14 con Carrera 14
San Cristóbal, Táchira
City population 286,000

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