Saint Mary University (Universidad Santa María, USM) is a private university in Venezuela. The renowned university is valued among students- national and international. The university has campuses in several cities across Venezuela, the main campus is located in Caracas. The other campuses are in cities such as Puerto La Cruz, Barinas and Puerto Ayacucho. Since its foundation in 1953 (by Lola de Fuenmayor), the school has been educating talented and well-rounded individuals, who are likely to find employment within a short period of time after graduation. The university offers a wide range of degree subjects: Law, International Studies, Social communication, Economics, Public Accounting, Civil Engineering, Architecture, and many more. The college has state-of-the-art facilities and has produced several notable alumni, including Venezuelan politicians, actors, poets, models and a Paralympic gold medallist. Diversity and internationalization play important parts in the life of Saint Mary University students. The school offers a perfect learning environment and makes sure that students reach their personal academic goals. In order to do just that, Saint Mary University is home to outstanding professors that have extensive teaching and (most of them) industry experience. USM wants to prepare its students for their future careers, therefore internships and work placements are part of the curriculum. Even though the majority of courses are taught in Spanish, the school has many academic partners all over the world, so that students can take part in a semester abroad. More than 150,000 students have already graduated from Universidad Santa María, making it one of the leading universities in the country. The school’s mascot is a lion, as those animals stand for being active, daring, strong, and possess extraordinary energy and leadership skills – same as USM graduates. Graduates are well-equipped with the necessary means to become successful in their chosen places of work, may those be in Venezuela or abroad. Screen reader support enabled.
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Graduated in Ing.Civil 2 years ago, The Faculty of engineering and architecture has excellent professors in the telecommunications school, all professors held management positions in private and public institutions Cantv, At & amp; t, PDVSA, Siemens, Venevisión, ministries, ect … the dean is an internationally recognized figure in the area of engineering education, the university has agreements with the European University of Madrid, which means that the title of telecommunications engineer is automatically approved in that European institution. It has many aspects to improve in terms of basic services, some laboratories need to be reactivated, and teachers deserve better salaries, but their human capital is of the first line has a direct help to students who live there daily and demonstrate their intentions to improve any aspect at all times is worth studying in this institution I’m glad to be part of it and I recommend it to those who want to enter
I am a graduate of Santa Maria University, as Odóntologo. Undoubtedly, this institution is one of the best universities in Caracas. In the particular of Dentistry is the best option, has good facilities, in addition to great specialists with important academic training. Something that very few people know is that in the School of Dentistry of the USM there is a center of attention to children with disabilities and people with HIV, which is a national reference.
It is one of the best universities in Venezuela, has the best Faculty of Dentistry and of course with its best students that can be, in spite of the situation in the country that is currently being lived, operated in the best way possible, promoting their Values of excellence and discipline in all of their houses of study.
The USM was a strange University by the time I studied there. It allowed me to work while studying which was a huge advantage. The teachers were fine, some good some bad. The management and installations always had problems and in our faculty there were only three operating bathrooms for five floors. What was great about the USM was the people I met. The USM were very strict with Community Service, this was a good thing for me, because I feel that I contributed with my community. The Inscription process was efficient and the university never stopped classes even during difficult political times.
Studying 5 years at Santa Maria University was one of the best stages of my life, excellent teachers and facilities. It is there where student house measures your level of commitment and discipline with the race. Always treated like adults and with immense levels of responsibility.