Universidad Autónoma de Coahuila

country rank  45
world rank  4417

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University Overview

Established in 1957, Universidad Autónoma de Coahuila (Autonomous University of Coahuila) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the medium-sized city of Saltillo (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Coahuila. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Ciudad Acuña, Monclova, Nueva Rosita, Piedras Negras, San Pedro de las Colonias, Saltillo, Torreón. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico (Secretariat of Public Education, Mexico), Universidad Autónoma de Coahuila (UAdeC) is a coeducational higher education institution. Universidad Autónoma de Coahuila (UAdeC) 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 61 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UAdeC also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name Autonomous University of Coahuila
Acronym UAdeC
Founded 1957
Motto En el Bien Fincamos el Saber
Colours White, blue and yellow

University Location

Address Boulevard Venustiano Carranza, Colonia República Oriente
Saltillo (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
25280 Coahuila
T +52
F +52 (866) 649 6034
Other locations Ciudad Acuña, Monclova, Nueva Rosita, Piedras Negras, San Pedro de las Colonias, Saltillo, Torreón

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Blvd. Venustiano Carranza esquina con Salvador Gonzalez Lobo s/n
Saltillo 25280

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Not reported
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Continuous
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico


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

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018