Universidad de Los Altos de Chiapas S.C.

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world rank  11749

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University Overview

Established in 1993, Universidad de Los Altos de Chiapas S.C. (Highland Chiapas University) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of San Cristóbal de las Casas (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Chiapas. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico (Secretariat of Public Education, Mexico), Universidad de Los Altos de Chiapas S.C. (UACH) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 500-999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad de Los Altos de Chiapas S.C. (UACH) 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 degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This higher education institution does not have a selective admission policy. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UACH 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.

University Identity

Name Highland Chiapas University
Acronym UACH
Founded 1993
Motto Educacion es Progreso
Education is Progress
Colours Beige and green

University Location

Address Periférci Sur No. 1016
San Cristóbal de las Casas (population range: 50,000-249,999)
29290 Chiapas
T +52 (967) 678 5657
F +52 (967) 674 7700

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

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

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection None
Admission Rate Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office Periferico Sur No. 1016
San Cristobal de las Casas 29290
+52 (967) 678 5657

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 500-999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 50-99
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

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 International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico

Year of first Accreditation

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Asociación Mexicana de Educación Continua y a Distancia (AMECYD)


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Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018