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Universidad Autónoma de la Laguna

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94

world rank

7884

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Overview

Established in 1988, Universidad Autónoma de la Laguna (Autonomous University of La Laguna) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Torreón (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Coahuila. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Gomez Palacio y LerdoDgo, Matamoros y San Pedro, Coah. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico (Secretariat of Public Education, Mexico), Universidad Autónoma de la Laguna (UAL) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad Autónoma de la Laguna (UAL) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank course levels and areas of studies matrix below for further details. This 28 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 applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UAL 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, as well as administrative services.

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General Information


Name
Name Autonomous University of La Laguna
Acronym UAL
Founded 1988
Motto Vencimos al Desierto, Cultivamos el Espíritu We defeat the desert, cultivated the spirit
Colours Green and gray
Mascot Halcones
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Location


Address Avenida Universidad s/n, Colonia El Tajito
Torreón
27100 Coahuila
Mexico
Population range 500,000-1,000,000
Telephone +52 (871) 718 5533
Telefax +52 (871) 722 2817
Other locations Gomez Palacio y LerdoDgo, Matamoros y San Pedro, Coah
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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 de la Laguna 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 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro) 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro)
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 Universidad Autónoma de la Laguna'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 Avenida Universidad s/n, Frac. El Tajito
Torreón 27100
Phone +52 (871) 729 0132

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 la Laguna'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 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty and Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Control Type Private
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 Go to Universidad Autónoma de la Laguna's Library
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 Not reported

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

1994


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Federación de Instituciones Mexicanas Particulares de Educación Superior (FIMPES)



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 la Laguna 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)


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Academic Structure

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