Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana

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world rank 843

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University Overview

Established in 1974, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana (Metropolitan Autonomous University) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in 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 and/or recognized by the Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico (Secretariat of Public Education, Mexico), Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana (UAM) is a very large (uniRank 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. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 43 years old higher-education 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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University Identity

University Name(s)

Metropolitan Autonomous University

Acronym
UAM

Founded
1974

Motto
Casa abierta al tiempo House open to time

Colours
Black and white

Mascot
Panther

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University Location

Address
Prolongación Canal de Miramontes, 3855
Mexico City (population range: over 5,000,000)
14387 Mexico City Mexico

T +52 (55) 5483 4000 ext 1691

F +52 (55) 5483 4000 ext 1658

Other locations
Azcapzalco, Iztapalapa, Cuajimalpa, Xochimilco, Lerma

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Degree Levels & Study Areas

uniRank Degree/Study Matrix
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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
UndergraduatePostgraduate
Local student0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int'l student0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)


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University Admissions

Gender Admission
Men and Women (coed)

International Students
Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission

Admission Selection
Yes, based on entrance examinations

Admission Rate
Admission Rate 20-30%

Admission Office
Prol. Canal de Miramontes No 3855
Mexico City 14387
+52 (55) 5483 4000 ext 1618


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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment
Total Enrolment Range over-45,000

Academic Staff
Total Faculty Range 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 International Exchange Programs Yes

Distance Learning
Not reported

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Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico


Year of first Accreditation
1974


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Affiliations

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

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Social Media

Facebook
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Online Courses

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