Universidad Autónoma de Chiapas

country rank  32
world rank  3225

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University Overview

Founded in 1975, Universidad Autónoma de Chiapas (Autonomous University of Chiapas) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the medium-sized city of Tuxtla Gutiérrez (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Chiapas. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Comitán, Huehuetán, Pichucalco, San Cristóbal de las Casas, Tapachula, Tonalá, Villaflores, Copainala, Arriaga, Catazaja,Ocozocoautla, Angél Albino Corzo, Pijijiapan. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico (Secretariat of Public Education, Mexico), Universidad Autónoma de Chiapas (UNACH) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad Autónoma de Chiapas (UNACH) 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 44 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Name Autonomous University of Chiapas
Acronym UNACH
Founded 1975
Motto Por la conciencia de la necesidad de servir
For the awareness of the need to serve
Colours Blue and gold

University Location

Address Boulevard Belisario Domínguez Km. 1081 Colina Universitaria s/n
Tuxtla Gutiérrez (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
29050 Chiapas
Mexico
T +52 (961) 617 8000
F +52 (961) 617 8001
Other locations Comitán, Huehuetán, Pichucalco, San Cristóbal de las Casas, Tapachula, Tonalá, Villaflores, Copainala, Arriaga, Catazaja,Ocozocoautla, Angél Albino Corzo, Pijijiapan

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)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
International
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 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 Not reported
Admission Office Boulevard Belisario Dominguez, km 1081.Colina Universitaria.
Tuxtla Gutierrez 29050
+52 (961)6178000
(961)6150011

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff 4,500-4,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Continuous
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universidad Autónoma de Chiapas'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

1975


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • COAPEHUM Consejo para la Acreditacion de Programas Educativos en Humanidades
  • CACECA Consejo de Acreditacion de Ciencias Administrativas-Contables y Afines
  • CONAET Consejo Nacional para la Calidad de la Educacion Turistica AC
  • CONACE Consejo Nacional de Acreditacion de la Ciencia Economica-AC
  • CIEES Comites Interinstitucionales para la Evaluacion de la Educacion Superior
  • Centro Universidad Empresa CEUNE
  • Centro de Estudios para el Desarrollo Municipal y Politicas Publicas CEDES
  • ACCECISO Asociacion para la Acreditacion y Certificacion de Ciencias Sociales-AC
  • CONFEDE Consejo Nacional para la Acreditacion de Educacion Superior en Derecho-AC
  • Centro de Estudios para la Construccion de Ciudadania y Seguridad CECOCISE
  • COMAEM Consejo Mejicano para la Acreditacion de la Educacion Medica-AC
  • COMAEF Consejo Mejicano para la Acreditacion de Educacion Farmaceutica-AC
  • CIEES Comites Interinstitucionales para la Evaluacion de la Educacion Superior
  • CONAIC Consejo Nacional de Acreditacion en Informatica y Computacion-AC
  • ANPADEH Acreditadora Nacional de Programas de Arquitectura y Disciplinas del Espacio Habitable-AC
  • CACEI Consejo de Acreditacion de la Ensenanza de la Ingenieria-AC
  • CAPEM Consejo de Acreditacion de Programas Educativos en Matematicas-AC
  • CIEES Comites Interinstitucionales para la Evaluacion de la Educacion Superior
  • COMEAA Comite Mejicano de Acreditacion de la Educacion Agronomica

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Asociación Nacional de Universidades e Instituciones de Educación Superior (ANUIES)
  • Consorcio de Universidades Mexicanas (CUMex)
  • Agencia Mexicana de Cooperación Internacional para el Desarrollo (AMEXCID)
  • Espacio Común de la Educación Superior (ECOES)
  • Asociación Mexicana Para la Educación Internacional (AMPEI)
  • Asociación Nacional de Instituciones de Educación en Tecnologías de Información (ANIEI)
  • Consortium for North American Higher Education Collaboration (CONAHEC)
  • International Association of Universities (IAU)
  • European Association for International Education (EAIE)
  • Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU)
  • Unión de Universidades de América Latina (UDUAL)
  • Consejo Superior Universitario de Centroamérica (CSUCA)

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 11 September 2019