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Benemerita Universidad Autonoma de Puebla

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Overview

Founded in 1578, Benemerita Universidad Autonoma de Puebla (Autonomous University of Puebla) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large city of Puebla (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Tehuacan, Libres, Huauchinango, Tetela de Ocampo. Officially accredited/recognized by the Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico (Secretariat of Public Education, Mexico), Benemerita Universidad Autonoma de Puebla (BUAP) is a very large (enrollment range: 40,000-44,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Benemerita Universidad Autonoma de Puebla (BUAP) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 439 years old H.E. institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 30-40% making this Mexican higher education organization a very selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. BUAP also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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General Information


Name
Name Autonomous University of Puebla
Acronym BUAP
Founded 1578
Motto Pensar bien, para vivir mejor
To think well, in order to live better
Colours Royal blue
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Location


Address Calle 4 Sur No. 104 Edificio Carolino, Colonia Centro
Puebla
72000 Puebla
Mexico
Population range 1,000,000-5,000,000
Phone +52 (222) 229 5500 Ext 3084
Fax +52 (222) 229 5500 Ext 5632
Other locations Tehuacan, Libres, Huauchinango, Tetela de Ocampo
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Course Levels and Areas of Studies


Undergraduate Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
PreBachelor degrees

Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

Doctoral degree
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Yearly Tuition Range


Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local students 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) Not reported
International students 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro) Not reported

Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Benemerita Universidad Autonoma de Puebla's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above tuition range information is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Admissions


Gender Admission Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 30-40%
Admission Office Edificio Central de la DAE. Ciudad Universitaria. Colonia San Manuel (Entre 24 Sur y Avenida San Claudio)
Puebla 72570
Phone +52 (222) 229 5500

Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Benemerita Universidad Autonoma de Puebla's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Size and Profile


Student Enrollment Total Student Enrolment 40,000-44,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty and Academic Staff 4,500-4,999
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Continuous
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None
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Facilities and Services


Library University Library Yes Go to Benemerita Universidad Autonoma de Puebla's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Important: please contact or visit the official website of Benemerita Universidad Autonoma de Puebla for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Accreditation and Recognition

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition Accreditation Seal

Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico


Year of first Accreditation

2001


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Consejo para la Acreditación de la Educación Superior (COPAES)
  • Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología (CONACYT)
  • Sistema Nacional de Investigadores (SNI)
  • Programa para el mejoramiento del profesorado (PROMEP)



Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and/or license the Benemerita Universidad Autonoma de Puebla as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and/or legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in a specific section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

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Affiliations and Memberships

  • Asociación Nacional de Universidades e Instituciones de Educación Superior (ANUIES)
  • Consorcio de Universidades Mexicanas (CUMEX)


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