Universidad Autónoma de Chiapas

country rank  31
world rank  3284

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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. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico (Secretariat of Public Education, Mexico), Universidad Autónoma de Chiapas (UNACH) is a coeducational higher education institution. Universidad Autónoma de Chiapas (UNACH) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor 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.

University Identity

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

University Location

Address Boulevard Belisario Domínguez Km. 1081 Colina Universitaria s/n
Tuxtla Gutiérrez (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
29020 Chiapas
T +52 (961) 617 8000
F +52 (961) 617 8001
Other locations Comitán, Huehuetán, Pichucalco, San Cristóbal de las Casas, Tapachula, Tonalá, Villaflores

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
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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
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Not reported
Academic Staff Not reported
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 Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico

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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Video Presentation

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019