Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

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world rank  44

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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 metropolis of Mexico City (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Ensenada, Morelos, Juriquilla, Temixco, Morelia, Mérida. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico (Secretariat of Public Education, Mexico), Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational 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 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 467 years old 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.

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 (population range: over 5,000,000)
04510 Mexico City
Mexico
T +52 (55) 5622 1280
F +52 (55) 5616 0030
Other locations Ensenada, Morelos, Juriquilla, Temixco, Morelia, Mérida

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

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 Not reported
Admission Office Avenida Universidad 3000, Torre de Rectoría, Piso 10
Mexico City 04510
+52 (55) 56 22 11 05

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range over-45,000
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range over-5,000
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 Go to Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México'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 Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico


Year of first Accreditation
1910

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: Wednesday, 13 June 2018