Universidad Juárez Autónoma de Tabasco

country rank  40
world rank  3880

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University Overview

Founded in 1878, Universidad Juárez Autónoma de Tabasco (Juárez Autónoma de Tabasco University) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Villahermosa (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Tabasco. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Jalapa, Jalpa de Mendez, Comalcalco, Cunduacán, Teapa, Emiliano Zapata. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico (Secretariat of Public Education, Mexico), Universidad Juárez Autónoma de Tabasco (UJAT) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad Juárez Autónoma de Tabasco (UJAT) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as 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 140 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this Mexican higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. UJAT 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, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name Juárez Autónoma de Tabasco University
Acronym UJAT
Founded 1878
Motto Estudio en la Duda, Acción en la Fe
Study when in Doubt, Action on Faith
Colours Creen, golden and white

University Location

Address Avenida Universidad s/n Zona de la Cultura, Colonia Magisterial
Villahermosa (population range: 250,000-499,999)
86040 Tabasco
T +52 (993) 358 1500
F +52 (993) 358 1500
Other locations Jalapa, Jalpa de Mendez, Comalcalco, Cunduacán, Teapa, Emiliano Zapata

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
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 and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office Av. Universidad s/n Zona de la Cultura
Villahermosa 86040
+52 (993) 3581500
(993) 3581500

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 35,000-39,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,000-1,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Continuous
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico


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

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018