Andrés Bello Catholic University

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Andrés Bello Catholic University
Universidad Católica Andrés Bello
Andrés Bello Catholic University Seal.png
Seal of Andrés Bello Catholic University
Motto Ut innotescat multiformis sapientia Dei
Motto in English
To make known the manifold wisdom of God
Type Private
Established October 23, 1953; 63 years ago (October 23, 1953) [1]
Affiliation Society of Jesus[2]
Chancellor Jorge Urosa[3]
Vice-Chancellor Arturo Peraza S.J.
Rector José Virtuoso S.J.
Location Caracas, Distrito Capital, Venezuela
Campus Urban
Colors Blue, white and yellow             
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Universidad Católica Andrés Bello (UCAB) is a private university in Venezuela. One of the largest universities in Venezuela, UCAB has campuses in several cities, such as Caracas (where the main campus is located), Los Teques, Guayana and Coro.

Named for Venezuelan writer Andrés Bello, UCAB was founded in October 1953 by the Society of Jesus (Episcopado Venezolano a la Compañía de Jesús). It is the third Venezuelan University according to the QS World University Rankings and 64th in Latin America.

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Coordinates: 10°27′51.37″N 66°58′33.37″W / 10.4642694°N 66.9759361°W / 10.4642694; -66.9759361


  1. ^ "Historia". Universidad Católica Andrés Bello. Retrieved 2010-03-17. 
  2. ^ "La UCAB". Universidad Católica Andrés Bello. Archived from the original on 24 February 2010. Retrieved 2010-03-17. 
  3. ^ "Autoridades". Universidad Católica Andrés Bello. Archived from the original on 25 March 2010. Retrieved 2010-03-17. 

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