University of the Andes: Ranking & Review

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Merida Rank Venezuela Rank World Rank
1 1 684
Top 5%

Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Acceptance rate75%
Admission selectionYes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Total enrollment42,500
Academic calendarSemesters


In-state students$1,750
International students$500$3,750

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities--++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences--++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics--++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine--+-
Engineering | IT---+
Maths | Natural Sciences---+

General info

Alternative namesULA
Universidad de Los Andes
MottoInitium Sapientiae Timor Domini
The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom
AccreditationMinisterio del Poder Popular para Educación Universitaria, Ciencia y Tecnología, Venezuela
Colorsblue, white
Entity typeNon-profit
Control typePublic-private partnership
Total FTE staff3,250
Student/staff ratio13
Religious affiliationNone

Location and Contacts

AddressAvenida 3 - Edificio del Rectorado
Merida, Merida, 5101
Urbanization levelUrban
City population50,000 - 250,000
Phone+58 (274) 240 1111
Fax+58 (274) 240 1111

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