University of the Andes (ULA) - public higher education institution in Venezuela. ULA began its activity in 1810. It has an urban campus located in Merida.

University ranking. University of the Andes is one of the leaders in Venezuela, one of the 5 best universities in the country. The university is in the top 5% of the most prestigious educational institutions on the planet.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The admission committee requests both examination results and the document on previous academic performance. After submitting the required documents more then (80 percent of applicants receive their letters of acceptance. Keep in mind that when applying to ULA the ratio of accepted students may vary depending on the popularity of the chosen program. The academic year is divided into semesters. 1,000 USD/год. In order to obtain a master’s degree the student must spend about 1,000 USD per year. For more accurate information regarding ULA tuition fees please visit the official website of the university

The composition of the university. University of the Andes is classified as a large university with more than 54,000 concurrent students. The academic staff includes more than 2400 teachers and professors. The university offers international student exchange programs, made possible by the vast network of partner educational institutions and companies. The university social media pages cover student life, recent events and more: Flickr, Facebook, Linkedin.

Infrastructure of ULA. The university has a functioning library. The university is in the OpenCourseWare Consortium (OCW).
Ranking   831   3
Country Venezuela
City Merida
Bachelor (foreigners) 1,000 USD/year.
Master (foreigners) 1,000 USD/year.
Master (citizens) 0 USD/year.
Living expenses $242 -546 USD/month
Acceptance Rate 80%
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1810
Abbreviation ULA
Teachers 2,352
Students 54,595
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
Admission Based on grades and examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Initium Sapientiae Timor Domini
• Ministerio del Poder Popular para Educación Universitaria, Ciencia y Tecnología, Venezuela
• OpenCourseWare Consortium (OCW)
World ranking 831
Country ranking 3
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 831
QS World University Rankings 795
Alternative title
Spanish Universidad de Los Andes
old Universidad de los Andes Mérida
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Information is exploratory. For accurate information, refer to the official website of the school.