Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara

country rank  41
world rank  4053

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University Overview

Established in 1935, Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara (Autonomous University of Guadalajara) is a private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Zapopan (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Jalisco. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico (Secretariat of Public Education, Mexico), Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara (UAG) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara (UAG) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), 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 85 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Autonomous University of Guadalajara
Acronym UAG
Founded 1935
Motto Ciencia y Libertad
Science and Freedom
Colours Burgundy, yellow and black

University Location

Address Ciudad Universitaria Avenida Patria N. 1201 Lomas del Valle, 3a Sección
Zapopan (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
45129 Jalisco
T +52 (33) 3648 8824
F +52 (33) 3610 0244

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
Admission Office Centro de Información y AdmisiónAv. Patria 1201, Lomas del Valle, 3a Sección,
Zapopan 45129
+52 (33) 3648 8463

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Private
Entity Type Not reported
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
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

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

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020