University of the Andes: Statistics

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Rank Ranking
#2117 of 14,131 In the World
#119 of 1,756 In Latin America
#2 of 51 In Venezuela
#519 of 1,110 For Astrobiology

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
35%
Enrollment
42,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
ula.ve
Languages
Spanish

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate35%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (bachillerato) and entrance examination
Academic CalendarJanuary to December (January - June; July-December)
Enrollment42,500
Full time employee3,250
Student:staff ratio13:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,891
Citations
15,082

University of the Andes majors

by publication & citation count

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
235 / 1,851
Biology
224 / 4,748
Environmental Science
202 / 1,534
Medicine
177 / 2,957
Engineering
168 / 1,627
Chemistry
150 / 1,677
Physics
123 / 1,166
Geography and Cartography
117 / 511
Computer Science
82 / 2,504
Business
81 / 920
Political Science
74 / 303
Materials Science
65 / 304
Economics
61 / 592
Psychology
54 / 522
Mathematics
51 / 542
Sociology
51 / 160
Botany
45 / 2,706
Demography
41 / 588
Horticulture
38 / 336
Art & Design
33 / 146
Ecology
30 / 734
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
26 / 36
Education Majors
26 / 28
Inorganic Chemistry
24 / 208
Automation and Control engineering
24 / 144
Forestry
24 / 435
Environmental Management
23 / 356
Development Studies
20 / 230
Geology
19 / 158
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics
18 / 123
Radiochemistry
18 / 122
Organic Chemistry
18 / 376
Surgery
18 / 151
Pathology
18 / 438
Astrophysics and Astronomy
17 / 125
Microbiology
17 / 68
Immunology
17 / 335
Cardiology
17 / 161
Nutrition and Food Science
16 / 231
Public Health
16 / 491

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 7 6
1992 9 18
1993 5 18
1994 10 18
1995 11 42
1996 16 52
1997 25 90
1998 33 108
1999 34 176
2000 47 190
2001 68 209
2002 77 260
2003 91 243
2004 67 304
2005 122 320
2006 135 349
2007 201 436
2008 129 552
2009 137 546
2010 176 704
2011 165 760
2012 106 972
2013 104 1075
2014 83 1078
2015 92 1095
2016 66 1095
2017 81 1149
2018 68 1290
2019 53 1581
2020 65 2058
2021 59 2236

Tuition

UndergraduateGraduate
Local students $1,750
International students $500$3,750

Programs and Degrees

Programs Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities ++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences ++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics ++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine +
Engineering | IT +
Maths | Natural Sciences +
Técnico Superior Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Forestry, Health Sciences, Public Health, Radiology, Statistics
Licenciatura Accountancy, Administration, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Engineering, Architecture and Planning, Art History, Arts and Humanities, Biological and Life Sciences, Biology, Business Administration, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Classical Languages, Computer Engineering, Conducting, Criminology, Dance, Dentistry, Dietetics, Economics, Education, Electrical Engineering, Fine Arts, Foreign Languages Education, Forestry, Geography, Geological Engineering, Graphic Design, Health Education, History, Humanities and Social Science Education, Industrial Design, Laboratory Techniques, Law, Literature, Mass Communication, Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Mechanical Engineering, Medicine, Modern Languages, Music, Musical Instruments, Native Language Education, Nursing, Nutrition, Pharmacy, Physical Education, Physics, Political Sciences, Preschool Education, Primary Education, Radio and Television Broadcasting, Science Education, Secondary Education, Spanish, Statistics, Technology Education, Visual Arts, Vocational Education
Especialización Accountancy, Administrative Law, Anaesthesiology, Analytical Chemistry, Applied Chemistry, Applied Mathematics, Art Therapy, Automation and Control Engineering, Banking, Biomedical Engineering, Business Computing, Cardiology, Commercial Law, Computer Science, Dentistry, Educational Administration, Electrical Engineering, Endocrinology, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Management, Ethnology, Fire Science, Food Science, Gastroenterology, Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Haematology, Health Education, Human Resources, Hygiene, Journalism, Literacy Education, Management, Medicine, Microbiology, Nephrology, Neurology, Nursing, Nutrition, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedics, Paediatrics, Physical Chemistry, Physical Education, Physical Therapy, Pneumology, Private Law, Production Engineering, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Radiology, Real Estate, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Road Engineering, Rural Planning, Safety Engineering, Sanitary Engineering, Sports, Sports Management, Surgery, Systems Analysis, Taxation, Town Planning, Toxicology, Water Management
Maestría Accountancy, Administration, Agricultural Economics, Agriculture, Analytical Chemistry, Applied Chemistry, Applied Mathematics, Architecture, Art Criticism, Art History, Automation and Control Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Biotechnology, Botany, Cell Biology, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Criminal Law, Dentistry, Development Studies, Ecology, Economic and Finance Policy, Economics, Education, Educational Administration, Educational Sciences, Educational Technology, Educational Testing and Evaluation, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Environmental Management, Environmental Studies, Ethnology, Finance, Foreign Languages Education, Forest Management, Geography (Human), History, Immunology, Irrigation, Latin American Studies, Linguistics, Literacy Education, Literature, Maintenance Technology, Management, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Mathematics and Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, Medicine, Microbiology, Modern Languages, Molecular Biology, Natural Resources, Philosophy, Physical Chemistry, Physics, Political Sciences, Public Health, Road Engineering, Rural Studies, Science Education, Sports, Statistics, Telecommunications Engineering, Town Planning, Tropical Agriculture, Water Management, Water Science, Zoology
Doctorado Accountancy, Analytical Chemistry, Anthropology, Applied Chemistry, Applied Physics, Arts and Humanities, Automation and Control Engineering, Bioengineering, Biotechnology, Cell Biology, Chemistry, Ecology, Education, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Forestry, Linguistics, Mathematics, Medicine, Microbiology, Neurosciences, Pedagogy, Philosophy, Physical Chemistry, Physics, Political Sciences, Sports

University of the Andes alumni

  1. Tareck El Aissami

    Tareck El Aissami
    Born in
    Venezuela Flag Venezuela
    Years
    1974-.. (age 48)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Tareck Zaidan El Aissami Maddah is a Venezuelan politician serving as Minister of Industries and National Production since 14 June 2018, and as Minister of Petroleum since 27 April 2020. He previously was Minister of the Interior and Justice from 2008 to 2012, Governor of Aragua from 2012 to 2017 and the vice president of Venezuela from 2017 to 2018. While holding that office, El Aissami faced allegations of participating in corruption, money laundering and drug trafficking. In 2019, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) added El Aissami to the ICE Most Wanted List, listed by the Homeland Security Investigations unit.

  2. Manuel Rosales

    Manuel Rosales
    Born in
    Venezuela Flag Venezuela
    Years
    1952-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Manuel Antonio Rosales Guerrero is a Venezuelan educator and politician, current governor of Zulia, Venezuela's most populated state. He was the most prominent opposition candidate in the 2006 presidential election, losing to incumbent Hugo Chávez. He served as a congressman, mayor, and governor, but in April 2009, stepped down as Mayor of Maracaibo when he was charged with corruption in Venezuela and fled to Peru. Rosales denies the charges, and was granted political asylum in Peru.

  3. Mario Briceño Iragorry

    Mario Briceño Iragorry
    Born in
    Venezuela Flag Venezuela
    Years
    1897-1958 (aged 61)
    Occupations
    historianlawyerwriterpoliticianObp56h
    Biography

    Mario Briceño Iragorry, was a Venezuelan intellectual and cultural analyst. He was also a notable writer, politician, journalist, lawyer, historian, diplomatic and teacher. He won the National Prize for Literature in 1948. The Mario Briceño Iragorry Municipality in Aragua is named for him.

  4. Rafael Ramírez

    Rafael Ramírez
    Born in
    Venezuela Flag Venezuela
    Years
    1963-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    politicianmechanical engineer
    Biography

    Rafael Darío Ramírez Carreño is a Venezuelan engineer, politician, and diplomat. He joined the board of Venezuelan state-owned petroleum company PDVSA in 2002 and served as company president from 2004 to 2014. He also served as Venezuela's Minister of Energy from 2002 to 2014. He was the longest-serving cabinet member under President Hugo Chávez. In 2014, he briefly served as Minister of Foreign Affairs, and then subsequently served as Venezuela's Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York. Ramirez was fired as UN representative by Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro the evening of November 28, 2017. He confirmed he had "resigned" at the request of Maduro on December 4, 2017

General info

Alternative names ULA
Universidad de Los Andes
Founded 1810
Accreditation Ministerio del Poder Popular para la Educación Universitaria (MPPEU)
Motto Initium Sapientiae Timor Domini
The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom
Colors blue, white

Location and Contacts

Address Avenida 3 - Edificio del Rectorado
Merida, Merida, 5101
Venezuela
City population 200,000
Phone +58 (274) 240 1111
Fax +58 (274) 240 1111

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