Affordable Tuition Universities in Venezuela - How to Apply and Tuition Fees

In today’s article, we will talk about the list of affordable tuition universities in Venezuela for international students, range of tuition fees, cost of living as an international student in Venezuela and admission requirements.

The Universidad Central de Venezuela (UCV) is the highest ranking institution in Venezuela. It is at the 33rd position in all of Latin America rising from 52nd in 2011.

The Universidad Simon Bolívar, which is its rival, is a close second at 35th highest ranking.

Venezuela, situated on the northern end on South America, and often taken as the gateway to the Caribbean islands that lie south of Florida, has most of its universities featuring in top universities rankings in the Latin American region.

It is a good study abroad destination for students who want to study abroad in the Spanish language.


International students desiring to pursue studies in the country certainly need to obtain a Venezuelan Student Visa. This can easily be done by sending a student visa application to your local Consulate or Embassy. Please, kindly visit their website to find out what documents are required.

Tuition Fees and Cost of living

Venezuelan Bolívar Fuerte (VEF)  is the Venezuelan currency, and 1 USD ies equivalent to 248,488.00VEF.

From this proportion, we can notice that living in Venezuela is very cheap and affordable for foreign students.

It might interest you to know that many universities in Venezuela support international students while they are in their home country to move in to Venezuela.

They assist in providing transport to and from the airport as well as information on student accommodation.

Endeavor to contact the University Directly for More Information about this. The latest estimated cost of one year for undergraduate students is $29,253 and $33,790 for graduate students.

These estimates will also cater for your living expenses like feeding, buying of books, etc.

Below is the list of Affordable Tuition Universities in Venezuela

Public universities:

  • Universidad Bolivariana de Venezuela
  • Universidad Central de Venezuela
  • Universidad Centroccidental Lisandro Alvarado
  • Universidad de Carabobo
  • Universidad Indígena de Venezuela
  • Universidad Nacional Experimental de Guayana
  • Universidad de Los Andes
  • Universidad de Los Llanos Centrales Rómulo Gallegos
  • Universidad de Los Llanos Occidentales Ezequiel Zamora
  • Universidad Nacional Experimental del Táchira
  • Universidad Nacional Experimental de Yaracuy
  • Universidad del Zulia
  • Universidad de Oriente
  • Universidad Nacional Experimental Francisco de Miranda
  • Universidad Marítima del Caribe
  • Universidad Nacional Abierta
  • Universidad Pedagógica Experimental Libertador
  • Universidad Politécnica Antonio José de Sucre
  • Universidad Politécnica de la Fuerza Armada Nacional
  • Universidad Rafael María Baralt
  • Universidad Simón Bolívar
  • Universidad Simón Rodríguez
  • Universidad Sur del Lago Jesús María Semprum

Private universities:

  • Instituto Universitario Politécnico “Santiago Mariño”
  • Universidad Alejandro de Humboldt
  • Universidad Alonso de Ojeda
  • Universidad Arturo Michelena
  • Universidad Bicentenaria de Aragua
  • Universidad Rafael Urdaneta
  • Universidad Católica Andrés Bello
  • Universidad Católica Cecilio Acosta
  • Universidad Católica del Táchira
  • Universidad Católica Santa Rosa
  • Universidad de Margarita
  • Universidad Dr. José Gregorio Hernández
  • Universidad Fermín Toro
  • Universidad José Antonio Páez
  • Universidad José María Vargas
  • Universidad Metropolitana
  • Universidad Monteávila
  • Universidad Nororiental Gran Mariscal de Ayacucho
  • Universidad Nueva Esparta
  • Universidad Panamericana del Puerto
  • Universidad Rafael Belloso Chacin
  • Universidad Santa María
  • Universidad Tecnológica del Centro
  • Universidad Valle del Momboy
  • Universidad Yacambú

Requirements and How to Apply

Please we kindly recommend you check these out with any university you may want to study your course in, thanks.:

I am an Electrical Electronic Engineering Student at the Federal University of Technology, Owerri - Nigeria. Best of Luck!

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