Universidad Central de Venezuela
This institutional profile has been created for use by University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate programs.
Other names: Central University of Venezuela.
First degree/qualification: Licenciatura (4-5 years); professional title (5-6 years).
Minimum quality for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: 13/20.
Minimum level for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: 5 year first degree.
Documents required: Official transcript/record of courses; official certification of degree and date awarded (título). All documents in Spanish and English.
Description: Instituted in 1696 as a seminary; attained university status in 1725, an autonomous state institution. Most prestigious university in Venezuela. Admission requirements: secondary school certificate (bachillerato) (11 or 12 years of education) and entrance examination.
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Grading is severe. Rank in class, when available, may be a better quality indicator.
Language of instruction: Spanish.
- Magister: 2 years after first degree; by coursework and thesis.
- Doctorado: 2-3 years after magister; dissertation normally required.
Last updated: Oct 19, 2007