Universidad Autónoma de Baja California

country rank  12
world rank  1518

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University Overview

Founded in 1957, Universidad Autónoma de Baja California (Autonomous University of Baja California) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Mexicali (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Baja California. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Tijuana, Ensenada, Tecate, Rosarito. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico (Secretariat of Public Education, Mexico), Universidad Autónoma de Baja California (UABC) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad Autónoma de Baja California (UABC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 62 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 students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Name Autonomous University of Baja California
Acronym UABC
Founded 1957
Motto Por la realización plena del hombre
For man's fulfillment
Colours Green and gold

University Location

Address Avenida Álvaro Obregón y Julián Carrillo s/n, Colonia Nueva Edificio de Rectoría
Mexicali (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
21100 Baja California
Mexico
T +52 (686) 551 8200
F +52 (686) 551 8200
Other locations Tijuana, Ensenada, Tecate, Rosarito

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
International
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office Avenida Alvaro Obregon y Julian Carrillo
Mexicali 21100
+52 (686) 551 8200

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 35,000-39,999
Academic Staff over-5,000
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Continuous
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universidad Autónoma de Baja California's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico


Year of first Accreditation

1957

Memberships and Affiliations

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

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019