Universidad Autónoma de Baja California

country rank  15
world rank  1515

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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 large city of Mexicali (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Baja California. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Tijuana, Ensenada, Tecate, Rosarito. Officially recognized by the Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico (Secretariat of Public Education of Mexico), Universidad Autónoma de Baja California (UABC) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational Mexican 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 63 years old Mexican 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. UABC also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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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
21100 Baja California
Mexico
Tel +52 (686) 551 8200
Fax +52 (686) 551 8200
Other locations Tijuana, Ensenada, Tecate, Rosarito

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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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)

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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
(686) 551 8200

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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
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Memberships and Affiliations

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

Academic Structure

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