Universidad del Zulia

Universidad del Zulia Ranking

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University Overview

Universidad del Zulia (University of Zulia) is a non-profit public higher-education institution in Maracaibo (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 residents), Zulia, that was founded in 1891. A branch campus is also located at Cabimas and Punto Fijo. Universidad del Zulia (LUZ) is a coeducational Venezuelan higher education institution that is officially recognized by the Ministerio del Poder Popular para Educación Universitaria, Ciencia y Tecnologa (Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology of Venezuela). Universidad del Zulia (LUZ) provides courses and programs that lead to legally recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s degrees in a variety of fields. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. Students may use LUZ’s academic and non-academic facilities and services, which include a library and administrative services.

Universidad del Zulia Ranking

University Identity

Name Universidad del Zulia
Acronym LUZ
Founded 1891
Motto Post Nubila Phoebus After the clouds, the sun

University Location

Address Edificio del Rectorado - Avenida 16 (Guajira) con calle 67B Maracaibo Zulia Venezuela
Tel +58 (261) 759 8441
Fax +58 (261) 759 8515
Other locations Cabimas and Punto Fijo

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Not reported
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Memberships and Affiliations

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