Universidad Autónoma de Chiapas

country rank  39
world rank  3257

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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 large city of Tuxtla Gutiérrez (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Chiapas. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Comitán, Huehuetán, Pichucalco, San Cristóbal de las Casas, Tapachula, Tonalá, Villaflores, Copainala, Arriaga, Catazaja,Ocozocoautla, Angél Albino Corzo, Pijijiapan. Officially recognized by the Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico (Secretariat of Public Education of Mexico), Universidad Autónoma de Chiapas (UNACH) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational Mexican 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 47 years old Mexican higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UNACH 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 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
29050 Chiapas
Mexico
Tel +52 (961) 617 8000
Fax +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)

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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 Boulevard Belisario Dominguez, km 1081.Colina Universitaria.
Tuxtla Gutierrez 29050
(961)6178000
(961)6150011

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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
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico


Year of first Accreditation

1975


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • COAPEHUM (Consejo para la Acreditación de Programas Educativos en Humanidades)
  • CACECA (Consejo de Acreditación de Ciencias Administrativas, Contables y Afines)
  • CONAET (Consejo Nacional para la Calidad de la Educación Turística AC)
  • CONACE (Consejo Nacional de Acreditación de la Ciencia Económica, A.C.)
  • CIEES (Comités Interinstitucionales para la Evaluación de la Educación Superior)
  • Centro Universidad - Empresa (CEUNE)
  • Centro de Estudios para el Desarrollo Municipal y Políticas Públicas (CEDES)
  • ACCECISO (Asociación para la Acreditación y Certificación de Ciencias Sociales, A.C.)
  • CONFEDE (Consejo Nacional para la Acreditación de Educación Superior en Derecho, A.C.)
  • Centro de Estudios para la Construcción de Ciudadanía y Seguridad (CECOCISE)
  • COMAEM (Consejo Mejicano para la Acreditación de la Educación Médica, A.C.)
  • COMAEF (Consejo Mejicano para la Acreditación de Educación Farmacéutica, A.C.)
  • CIEES (Comités Interinstitucionales para la Evaluación de la Educación Superior)
  • CONAIC (Consejo Nacional de Acreditación en Informática y Computación, A.C.)
  • ANPADEH (Acreditadora Nacional de Programas de Arquitectura y Disciplinas del Espacio Habitable, A.C.)
  • CACEI (Consejo de Acreditación de la Enseñanza de la Ingeniería, A.C.)
  • CAPEM (Consejo de Acreditación de Programas Educativos en Matemáticas, A.C.)
  • CIEES (Comités Interinstitucionales para la Evaluación de la Educación Superior)
  • COMEAA (Comité Mejicano de Acreditación de la Educación Agronómica)


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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)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Thursday, 11 August 2022