Universidad Veracruzana

country rank  6
world rank  585

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University Overview

Founded in 1944, Universidad Veracruzana (University of Veracruz) is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the medium city of Xalapa (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Veracruz. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Veracruz, Boca del Río, Orizaba, Córdoba, Nogales, Ciudad Mendoza, Ixtaczoquitlán, Poza Rica, Tuxpan, Coatzacoalcos, Minatitlán, Acayucan. Officially recognized by the Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico (Secretariat of Public Education of Mexico), Universidad Veracruzana (UV) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational Mexican higher education institution. Universidad Veracruzana (UV) 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 76 years old Mexican higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 30-40% making this Mexican higher education organization a very selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UV also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, 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 University of Veracruz
Acronym UV
Founded 1944
Motto Arte, Ciencia, Luz
Art, Science, Light
Colours Blue and green

University Location

Address Lomas del Estadio s/n Edif. A, 3er. Piso Zona Universitaria
Xalapa
91090 Veracruz
Mexico
Tel +52 (228) 842 1763
Fax +52 (228) 817 6370
Other locations Veracruz, Boca del Río, Orizaba, Córdoba, Nogales, Ciudad Mendoza, Ixtaczoquitlán, Poza Rica, Tuxpan, Coatzacoalcos, Minatitlán, Acayucan

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
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 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 30-40%
Admission Office Circuito Gonzalo Aguirre Beltrán s/n, Zona Universitaria
Xalapa 91090
(228) 842 1750

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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 Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universidad Veracruzana's Library
Housing Yes
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

  • Asociación Nacional de Universidades e Instituciones de Educación Superior (ANUIES)
  • Organización Universitaria Interamericana (OUI)
  • International Association of Universities (IAU)
  • Unión de Universidades de America Latina y el Caribe (UDUAL)
  • Consortium for North American Higher Education Collaboration (CONAHEC)
  • Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU)

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Friday, 2 October 2020