University Overview

Established in 1998, Universidad Popular de la Chontalpa (Popular University of Chontalpa) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the large town of Cárdenas (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Tabasco. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico (Secretariat of Public Education, Mexico), Universidad Popular de la Chontalpa (UPCH) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad Popular de la Chontalpa (UPCH) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. UPCH also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name Popular University of Chontalpa
Acronym UPCH
Founded 1998
Motto Universidad del pueblo y para el pueblo
University of the people and for the people

University Location

Address Km. 2, Carretera Cárdenas-Huimanguillo Ranchería Paso y Playa
Cárdenas (population range: 50,000-249,999)
86500 Tabasco
T +52 (937) 372 7050
F +52 (937) 372 5742

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office

800 728 8724

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico


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Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018