Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán

country rank  16
world rank  2013

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University Overview

Established in 1812, Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán (Autonomous University of Yucatan) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the medium-sized city of Mérida (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Yucatan. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico (Secretariat of Public Education, Mexico), Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán (UADY) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán (UADY) 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 206 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. UADY 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
Name Autonomous University of Yucatan
Acronym UADY
Founded 1812
Motto Luz, Ciencia y Verdad
Light, Science and Truth
Colours Gold and blue

University Location

Address Calle 60 x 57 No. 491-A Edif. Central Universitario, Colonia Centro
Mérida (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
97000 Yucatan
Mexico
T +52 (999) 930 0900
F +52 (999) 928 2557

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Postgraduate
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

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán's Library
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

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico

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: Tuesday, 16 January 2018