Universidad Autónoma de Chapingo

country rank  53
world rank  5248

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University Overview

Established in 1854, Universidad Autónoma de Chapingo (Chapingo Autonomous University) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the large town of Texcoco (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Estado de Mexico. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Morelia, Teapa, Bermejillo. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico (Secretariat of Public Education, Mexico), Universidad Autónoma de Chapingo (UACh) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 7,000-7,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad Autónoma de Chapingo (UACh) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as 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 166 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Chapingo Autonomous University
Acronym UACh
Founded 1854
Motto Enseñar la explotación de la tierra, no la del hombre
To teach the exploitation of the land, not the exploitation of men
Colours Blue and silver

University Location

Address Carretera Federal México-Texcoco Km. 38.5
Texcoco (population range: 50,000-249,999)
56230 Estado de Mexico
T +52 (595) 952 1500 ext. 1615
F +52 (595) 952 1565
Other locations Morelia, Teapa, Bermejillo

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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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 Not reported
Admission Office Carr. Federal México-Texcoco Km. 38.5
Texcoco 56230
+52 (595) 952 1500 ext. 1563

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 7,000-7,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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


Institutional Accreditation

Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnologia CONACYT
  • Consejo para la Acreditacion de la Educacion Superior COPAES

Memberships and Affiliations

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

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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