Universidad Autónoma de Zacatecas

country rank  42
world rank  3740

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University Overview

Founded in 1959, Universidad Autónoma de Zacatecas (Autonomous University of Zacatecas) is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Zacatecas (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants). This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Jalpa, Jerez, Fresnillo, Tlaltenango, Uaz Siglo XXI, Villa de Cos, Calera de Victor Rosales. Officially recognized by the Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico (Secretariat of Public Education of Mexico), Universidad Autónoma de Zacatecas (UAZ) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational Mexican higher education institution. Universidad Autónoma de Zacatecas (UAZ) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), 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 62 years old Mexican higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this Mexican higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UAZ also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, 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

Name
Name Autonomous University of Zacatecas
Acronym UAZ
Founded 1959
Motto Labor vincit omnia
Hard work beats everything
Colours Gold, blue navy and white

University Location

Address Jardín Juárez, 147
Zacatecas
98000 Zacatecas
Mexico
Tel +52 (492) 925 6690
Fax +52 (492) 923 9407
Other locations Jalpa, Jerez, Fresnillo, Tlaltenango, Uaz Siglo XXI, Villa de Cos, Calera de Victor Rosales

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
International
students
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

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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 70-80%
Admission Office Avenida Ramon Lopez Velarde 707
Zacatecas 98000
(492) 925 6690 ext 1163
(492) 923 9407 ext. 1165, 1164

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff 3,500-3,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universidad Autónoma de Zacatecas's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico


Year of first Accreditation

1968


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Consorcio de Universidades Mexicanas (CUMEX)
  • Consejo Nacional de Educación Odontológica (CONAEDO)
  • Consejo Mexicano para la Acreditación de la Educación Médica (COMAEM)
  • Consejo Mexicano de Acreditación y Certificación de la Enfermería (COMACE)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Asociación Nacional de Universidades e Instituciones de Educación Superior (ANUIES)
  • Consorcio de Universidades Mexicanas (CUMEX)
  • Corporación Universitaria para el Desarrollo de Internet (CUDI)
  • Consejo para la Acreditación de la Educación Superior (COPAES)
  • Comités Interinstitucionales para la Evaluación de la Educación Superior (CIEES)

Academic Structure


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