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Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana

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world rank

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Overview

Established in 1974, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana (Metropolitan Autonomous University) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the metropolis of Mexico City (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Azcapzalco, Iztapalapa, Cuajimalpa, Xochimilco, Lerma. Officially accredited/recognized by the Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico (Secretariat of Public Education, Mexico), Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana (UAM) is a very large (enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana (UAM) 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 43 years old H.E. institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 20-30% making this Mexican higher education organization a very selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UAM 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 Metropolitan Autonomous University
Acronym UAM
Founded 1974
Motto Casa abierta al tiempo
House open to time
Colours Black and white
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Location


Address Prolongación Canal de Miramontes, 3855
Mexico City
14387 Mexico City
Mexico
Population range over 5,000,000
Phone +52 (55) 5483 4000 ext 1691
Fax +52 (55) 5483 4000 ext 1658
Other locations Azcapzalco, Iztapalapa, Cuajimalpa, Xochimilco, Lerma
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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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Important: please contact or visit the official website of Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana for detailed information on areas of studies and course levels currently offered; the above information matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Yearly Tuition Range


Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local students 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro)
International students 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro)

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 Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana'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
Admission Rate Admission Rate 20-30%
Admission Office Prol. Canal de Miramontes No 3855
Mexico City 14387
Phone +52 (55) 5483 4000 ext 1618

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 Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana'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 over-45,000
Academic Staff Total Faculty and Academic Staff over-5,000
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit

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


Library University Library Yes Go to Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana'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 Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana 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

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Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico


Year of first Accreditation

1974



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 Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana 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)


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