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Universidad de los Andes - (ULA) Mérida

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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Universidad de Los Andes is the second-oldest university in Venezuela, whose main campus is located in the city of Mérida, Venezuela. ULA is the largest public university in the Venezuelan Andes, having one of the largest student bodies in the country.

ULA was initially established as a Catholic seminary on March 29, 1785 by the Bishop of Mérida, Friar Juan Ramos de Lora.

Currently, Universidad de Los Andes operates two campuses in Mérida, with about a dozen faculties spread throughout the city, as well as two satellite campuses in the other Venezuelan Andean states of Tachira and Trujillo.

701+
2016
701+
2017
801-1000
2018
61
2015
71
2016
68
2017
75
2018
LatAm University Rankings
  • 52.8
    Overall Score
  • 63.3
    Academic Reputation
  • 44.3
    Employer Reputation
  • 26
    Faculty Staff with PhD
  • 72.6
    Web Impact
  • 15.1
    Papers per Faculty
  • 44.5
    Citations per Paper
  • 83.6
    International Research Network
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
2,526
International
15

Number of students

52,972
Postgraduate 12%
Undergraduate 88%

Number of international students

257
Postgraduate 57%
Undergraduate 43%
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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.