Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

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University Overview

Established in 1551, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (National Autonomous University of Mexico) is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the large metropolis of Mexico City (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Ensenada, Morelos, Juriquilla, Temixco, Morelia, Mérida. Officially recognized by the Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico (Secretariat of Public Education of Mexico), Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational Mexican higher education institution. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) 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 469 years old Mexican higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UNAM also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Name National Autonomous University of Mexico
Acronym UNAM
Founded 1551
Motto Por mi raza hablará el espíritu
The Spirit will speak for my race
Colours Blue and gold

University Location

Address Ciudad Universitaria
Mexico City
04510 Mexico City
Mexico
Tel +52 (55) 5622 1280
Fax +52 (55) 5616 0030
Other locations Ensenada, Morelos, Juriquilla, Temixco, Morelia, Mérida

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
Not reported Not reported
International
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 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 and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Avenida Universidad 3000, Torre de Rectoría, Piso 10
Mexico City 04510
(55) 56 22 11 05

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment over-45,000
Academic Staff over-5,000
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Continuous
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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

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Accreditations

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU)
  • Asociación Nacional de Universidades e Instituciones de Educación Superior (ANUIES)
  • International Forum of Public Universities (IFPU)
  • Open Education Consortium (OEC)

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Site last updated: Friday, 2 October 2020