Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León

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world rank  787

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University Overview

Founded in 1933, Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León (Autonomous University of Nuevo León) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of San Nicolás de Los Garza (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Nuevo Leon. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Mederos, Monterrey, Linares, Sabinas Hidalgo, Marín. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico (Secretariat of Public Education, Mexico), Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León (UANL) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León (UANL) 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 84 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 30-40% making this Mexican higher education organization a very selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UANL also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, 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

University Name(s)

Autonomous University of Nuevo León

Acronym
UANL

Founded
1933

Motto
Alere Flammam Veritatis Let the Flame of Truth Shine

Colours
Yellow and blue

Mascot
Tiger

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University Location

Address
Avenida Pedro de Alba s/n Torre de Rectoría 8º Piso Ciudad Universitaria
San Nicolás de Los Garza (population range: 50,000-249,999)
66451 Nuevo Leon Mexico

T +52 (81) 8329 4000

F +52 (81) 8376 7757

Other locations
Mederos, Monterrey, Linares, Sabinas Hidalgo, Marín

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Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Important: please contact or visit the official website of Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León for detailed information on areas of study and degree levels currently offered; the above uniRank Degree Levels and Areas of Study Matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by areas of study, degree level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above uniRank Yearly Tuition Range Matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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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
Admission Rate 30-40%

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Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by areas of study, degree level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment
Total Enrolment Range over-45,000

Academic Staff
Total Faculty Range 4,500-4,999

Control Type

Public

Entity Type

Non-Profit

Academic Calendar

Semesters

Campus Setting

Suburban

Religious Affiliation
None

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Facilities and Services

Library

Yes Go to Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León's Library

Housing
Not reported

Sport Facilities

Yes

Financial Aids

Yes

Study Abroad

Yes

Distance Learning

Yes

Important: please contact or visit the official website of Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico



Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and/or license the Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and/or legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in the specific Affiliations and Memberships section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

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Affiliations

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

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