Santa Rosa Catholic University (UCSAR). Venezuelan Institution of Higher Education , non-profit, non-governmental and supervised for its conservation, promotion and maintenance by the Santa Rosa University Foundation. It is authorized to operate as a private university, in accordance with Presidential Decree No. 191 dated 30 of June of 1999, published in the Official Gazette of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela No. 36739 of the 9 of July of 1999.


Santa Rosa Catholic University is an institution that began operations in September of 1999 and belongs to the Fundación Universitaria Santa Rosa.

The 30 of June of 1999, the President signed Decree No. 191 which authorized its operation, a decision that is published in Official Gazette No. 36739 of 9 July of 1999 after the National Council of Universities, unanimously, approved its creation with the Faculties of Humanities and Social Sciences, Sciences Theological, Education Science and law.

Later in Official Gazette of the 28 of October of 2003, the renaming of University Universidad Catolica Santa Rosa Santa Rosa is done.

The University has been in operation for twelve years during which it has grown exponentially, sustaining humanistic values that make it an institution with institutional relevance, an institution that combines these values ​​with academic guidelines emanating from the Ministry of Popular Power for University Education and international educational organizations..


The Catholic University “Santa Rosa” has the vision of being a university institution of wide national and international prestige, of academic excellence, open to all currents of thought, with social relevance; committed to the generation of knowledge, the construction and deepening of knowledge and mutual respect


The Catholic University “Santa Rosa” is an institution that promotes the integral education of man, favors the generation of knowledge, encourages the construction and deepening of knowledge ; It trains suitable professionals, with social sensitivity, supportive and committed to the demands of the new times, guided by humanism and Christian principles, who respond to the spiritual and material needs of the country.


  • Honesty : Being an authentic, sincere, honest, consistent and fair person in their daily lives.
  • Academic excellence: Demonstrate competencies in specific areas of knowledge that allow adequate professional performance.
  • Respect : Accept that everyone has their own way of thinking and acting; You have the right to be different, to establish interpersonal relationships of communication and coexistence based on the coincidence and diversity of opinions and criteria.
  • Freedom of thought and expression : Defend the right to freedom to seek the truth and express it autonomously; promote an environment of dialogue from a pluralistic perspective to achieve common objectives.
  • Social responsibility: To promote, guided by humanism and Christian principles, the development and social growth of the community.


The University organizes its academic activities in 3 Faculties. The Faculties are made up of Schools or Careers, these being the places where the teaching function is exercised at the undergraduate level, these schools can grant more than one degree and are also made up of teaching groups (Departments and Chairs) of Research and Extension.

Administrative structure

The rector It is the highest executive authority of the university, it exercises the legal representation of the institution; He is responsible for communication with all the authorities of the country and with national institutions. Its attributions include: comply with and enforce the laws, regulations and provisions issued by the University Council; summon and preside over the University Council; direct, coordinate and supervise the normal development of university activities; appoint and remove from their positions the Deans, School Directors and academic Coordinators; propose to the University Council the signing of national and international agreements for their approval; propose to the university council the conferment of honorary degrees (Doctor Honoris Causa, Honorary Professor) and other distinctions, for their approval.
The Informatics and Technology, Communication and Interinstitutional Relations units are units attached to the Rector’s Office to support the activities of the different functional instances of the University.
The University Council is the collegiate authority for the executive, academic and administrative direction of the University. It is made up of the Rector, who presides over it; the Academic Vice Chancellor; the Administrative Vice-Rector; the Vice-Chancellor of Postgraduate, Research and Extension; the Secretary; the Dean of Pastoral, Social and Student Development; the Deans of the Faculties; a representative of the teachers; a student representative; a representative of the graduates and a representative of the workers, professionals, administrators and workers

Services provided

Sports fields

They constitute open spaces for the surrounding community, destined for the practice of sports activities such as baseball, softball, volleyball, basketball. In addition, these facilities are used for the inhabitants of the area to carry out outdoor exercises, such as walking, jogging, among others.

Dental Service

Specialized area for the provision of dental services for the entire community, with a solidarity investment.


Located at the main entrance of the University, it constitutes an important service for the community, allowing them to carry out their own banking operations that are carried out on these computers, in a safe environment.

South Library

Space designed to help with the State policy that promotes and disseminates the reading and acquisition of bibliographic material.

Reproduction Service

Space intended for the reproduction and printing of materials, it is also dedicated to the sale of bibliographic and office materials.


The Santa Rosa Catholic University, as a house of studies open to its community, aware of its social responsibilities, organizes with a certain frequency and regularity, prior contact and approval of the competent bodies, the realization of special operations for identification, vaccination, updating of the electoral registry permanent, obtaining a driver’s license, medical certificates to drive. They are widely disseminated through the press, radio, flyers, billboards, among others.

Meeting Rooms for Workshops, Courses

Within the beautiful physical plant of the Santa Rosa Catholic University, there are meeting rooms and, in general, spaces for conducting courses, workshops and community meetings.


The cafeteria of the Universidad Católica Santa Rosa is a public space destined to much more than drinking coffee. It is the place for meals, meetings, snacks and recreation, for the entire community.


The Santa Rosa Chapel deserves a special reference for its singular beauty and antiquity, as a space destined for prayer and introspection.

Santa Rosa Catholic University (Venezuela)

Santa Rosa Catholic University (Venezuela)
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