Benemerita Universidad Autonoma de Puebla

country rank  9
world rank  1379

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University Overview

Founded in 1587, Benemerita Universidad Autonoma de Puebla (Autonomous University of Puebla) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Puebla (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Tehuacan, Libres, Huauchinango, Tetela de Ocampo. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico (Secretariat of Public Education, Mexico), Benemerita Universidad Autonoma de Puebla (BUAP) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 40,000-44,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Benemerita Universidad Autonoma de Puebla (BUAP) 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 430 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 30-40% making this Mexican higher education organization a very selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. BUAP 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)

Autonomous University of Puebla

Acronym
BUAP

Founded
1587

Motto
Pensar bien, para vivir mejor To think well, in order to live better

Colours
Royal blue

Mascot
Wolves

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University Location

Address
Calle 4 Sur No. 104 Edificio Carolino, Colonia Centro
Puebla (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
72000 Puebla Mexico

T +52 (222) 229 5500 Ext 3084

F +52 (222) 229 5500 Ext 5632

Other locations
Tehuacan, Libres, Huauchinango, Tetela de Ocampo

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Degree Levels & Study Areas

Undergraduate Postgraduate








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Important: please contact or visit the official website of Benemerita Universidad Autonoma de Puebla for detailed information on areas of study and degree levels currently offered; the above uniRank Degree Levels and Areas of Study 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) Not reported
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 areas of study, degree level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Benemerita Universidad Autonoma de Puebla's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above uniRank Yearly Tuition Range Matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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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 and students' past academic record and grades

Admission Rate
Admission Rate 30-40%

Admission Office
Edificio Central de la DAE. Ciudad Universitaria. Colonia San Manuel (Entre 24 Sur y Avenida San Claudio)
Puebla 72570
+52 (222) 229 5500


Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by areas of study, degree level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Benemerita Universidad Autonoma de Puebla'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 Enrolment Range 40,000-44,999

Academic Staff
Total Faculty Range 4,500-4,999

Control Type

Public

Entity Type

Non-Profit

Academic Calendar

Continuous

Campus Setting

Urban

Religious Affiliation
None

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Facilities and Services

Library

Yes Go to Benemerita Universidad Autonoma de Puebla's Library

Housing
Not reported

Sport Facilities

Yes

Financial Aids
Not reported

Study Abroad

Yes

Distance Learning
Not reported

Important: please contact or visit the official website of Benemerita Universidad Autonoma de Puebla 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
Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico


Year of first Accreditation
2001


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Consejo para la Acreditación de la Educación Superior (COPAES)
  • Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología (CONACYT)
  • Sistema Nacional de Investigadores (SNI)
  • Programa para el mejoramiento del profesorado (PROMEP)


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 Benemerita Universidad Autonoma de Puebla 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)

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Academic Structure

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