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Universidad Autónoma de Zacatecas

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world rank

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Overview

Founded in 1959, Universidad Autónoma de Zacatecas (Autonomous University of Zacatecas) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large town of Zacatecas (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Jalpa, Jerez, Fresnillo, Tlaltenango, Uaz Siglo XXI, Villa de Cos, Calera de Victor Rosales. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico (Secretariat of Public Education, Mexico), Universidad Autónoma de Zacatecas (UAZ) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad Autónoma de Zacatecas (UAZ) 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 course levels and areas of studies matrix below for further details. This 57 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this Mexican higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UAZ also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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General Information


Name
Name Autonomous University of Zacatecas
Acronym UAZ
Founded 1959
Motto Labor vincit omnia Hard work beats everything
Colours Gold, blue navy and white
Mascot Gopher
Universidad Autónoma de Zacatecas Screenshot
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Location


Address Jardín Juárez, 147
Zacatecas
98000 Zacatecas
Mexico
Population range 50,000-249,999
Telephone +52 (492) 925 6690
Telefax +52 (492) 923 9407
Other locations Jalpa, Jerez, Fresnillo, Tlaltenango, Uaz Siglo XXI, Villa de Cos, Calera de Victor Rosales
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Areas of Studies


Undergraduate Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
PreBachelor degrees


Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

Doctoral degree
Doctoral degree
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Important: please contact or visit the official website of Universidad Autónoma de Zacatecas 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 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro) 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 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 de Zacatecas'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 70-80%
Admission Office Av. Ramon Lopez Velarde 707
Zacatecas 98000
Phone +52 (492) 925 6690 ext 1163
(492) 923 9407 ext. 1165, 1164

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 de Zacatecas'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 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty and Academic Staff 3,500-3,999
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit

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


Library University Library Yes
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Important: please contact or visit the official website of Universidad Autónoma de Zacatecas 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

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition Accreditation Seal

Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico


Year of first Accreditation

1968


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Consorcio de Universidades Mexicanas (CUMEX)
  • Consejo Nacional de Educación Odontológica (CONAEDO)
  • Consejo Mexicano para la Acreditación de la Educación Médica (COMAEM)
  • Consejo Mexicano de Acreditación y Certificación



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 de Zacatecas 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 the specific Affiliations and Memberships section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

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Affiliations

  • Asociación Nacional de Universidades e Instituciones de Educación Superior (ANUIES)
  • Consorcio de Universidades Mexicanas (CUMEX)
  • Corporación Universitaria para el Desarrollo de Internet (CUDI)
  • Consejo para la Acreditación de la Educ


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