Universidad Autónoma de Fresnillo

country rank  391
world rank  12200

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University Overview

Founded in 1985, Universidad Autónoma de Fresnillo (Autonomous University of Fresnillo) is a private higher education institution located in the large town of Fresnillo (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Zacatecas. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Chilpancingo, Iguala. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico (Secretariat of Public Education, Mexico), Universidad Autónoma de Fresnillo (UAF) is a coeducational higher education institution. Universidad Autónoma de Fresnillo (UAF) 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 34 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations.

University Identity

Name Autonomous University of Fresnillo
Acronym UAF
Founded 1985

University Location

Address Ágora J. González Echeverría s/n Centro
Fresnillo (population range: 50,000-249,999)
99000 Zacatecas
T +52 (493) 932 2921
F +52 (493) 932 3210
Other locations Chilpancingo, Iguala

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
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Not reported
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Private
Entity Type Not reported
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
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

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Federacion de Instituciones Mexicanas Particulares de Educacion Superior FIMPES

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Federación de Instituciones Mexicanas Particulares de Educación Superior (FIMPES)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Open Education Consortium

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 11 September 2019