Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana

country rank  5
world rank  686

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University Overview

Established in 1974, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana (Metropolitan Autonomous University) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Mexico City (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Azcapzalco, Iztapalapa, Cuajimalpa, Xochimilco, Lerma. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico (Secretariat of Public Education, Mexico), Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana (UAM) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana (UAM) 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 44 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 20-30% making this Mexican higher education organization a very selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Name Metropolitan Autonomous University
Acronym UAM
Founded 1974
Motto Casa abierta al tiempo
House open to time
Colours Black and white

University Location

Address Prolongación Canal de Miramontes, 3855
Mexico City (population range: over 5,000,000)
14387 Mexico City
Mexico
T +52 (55) 5483 4000 ext 1691
F +52 (55) 5483 4000 ext 1658
Other locations Azcapzalco, Iztapalapa, Cuajimalpa, Xochimilco, Lerma

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
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 Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Admission Rate 20-30%
Admission Office Prol. Canal de Miramontes No 3855
Mexico City 14387
+52 (55) 5483 4000 ext 1618

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range over-45,000
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range over-5,000
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Quarters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico


Year of first Accreditation
1974

Affiliations

  • Asociación Nacional de Universidades e Instituciones de Educación Superior (ANUIES)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Saturday, 10 November 2018