About UCV

Central University of Venezuela (UCV) — public non-profit university. It is located in Caracas, Venezuela. UCV was founded back in 1721, which is why it is among the oldest higher education institutions in the country. UCV is working closely with OpenCourseWare Consortium (OCW).

QS World University Rankings collects data on the best institutions in the world, according to which UCV is on top-730.

UCV conducts scientific activity in several areas. More information can be found on the official site.

Caracas, Venezuela
Establishment year
Rating QS 2023

UCV tuition fees

The academic calendar at UCV is divided into two semesters. For convenience, tuition fees are calculated per year. Thanks to financial support programs, students have the opportunity to fully or partially cover the cost of education. The exact cost of programs and information on the availability of scholarships can be found on the website of the university.

Accommodation, transportation, study materials, meals and personal expenses are all things to consider before applying to university.

Academic calendar
Financial Aidallowances and other types of social assistance

Bachelor degree at UCV

Admission to the bachelor's programs is based on the results of entrance examinations.

UCV campus

The city campus of UCV provides students with countless opportunities for work and recreation — from sitting in a coffee shop with a laptop to internships at large companies. Caracas has a well developed entertainment infrastructure, but the rhythm of the big city can be distracting for some students. The educational institution has its own library. Here, students do their homework or just have a good time reading an interesting book. UCV regularly accepts students for international exchange programs, providing both local and international students with the opportunity to come into contact with different cultures and gain unique experience.

Campus Type

What to do after graduation

If you want to stay in Venezuela after graduation, one of your options is to apply for a work visa. To do this, you need to get an offer from an employer. Graduates of UCV are in demand in the labor market, as the reputation of the educational institution among employers is quite high according to the results of the QS world ranking. You can find other options for immigration in our article.

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Universities in this country

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