Universidad Santa Mara

Universidad Santa Mara Ranking

country rank: 16
world rank: 7454

University Overview

Universidad Santa Mara (University of Santa Mara) was founded in 1953 and is a private higher-education institution situated in Caracas’ metropolitan environment (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Universidad Santa Mara (USM) is a large (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational Venezuelan higher education institution that is officially recognized by the Ministerio del Poder Popular para Educación Universitaria, Ciencia y Tecnologa, Venezuela (Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology of Venezuela). The Universidad Santa Mara (USM) 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 at USM have access to a variety of academic and non-academic facilities and services, including a library and administrative services.

Universidad Santa Mara Ranking

University Identity

Name Universidad Santa María
Acronym USM
Founded 1953
Motto A Challenge to Excellence
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address Carretera Petare-Santa Lucía, Campus La Florencia, Km4 Caracas Caracas Venezuela
Tel +58 (212) 242 4297
Fax +58 (212) 242 6299

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 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Private
Entity Type Not reported
Academic Calendar Continuous
Campus Setting Urban
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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