Universidad de las Américas A.C.

country rank  199
world rank  10189

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University Overview

Founded in 1940, Universidad de las Américas A.C. (University of the Americas A.C.) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Mexico City (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico (Secretariat of Public Education, Mexico), Universidad de las Américas A.C. (UDLA Ciudad de México) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 500-999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad de las Américas A.C. (UDLA Ciudad de México) 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 79 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. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Name University of the Americas A.C.
Acronym UDLA Ciudad de México
Founded 1940
Motto Sapientia, Pax, Fraternitas
Wisdom, Peace, Fraternity
Colours Black, copper and white

University Location

Address Calle Puebla, 223 y Avenida Chapultepec, 372
Mexico City (population range: over 5,000,000)
06700 Mexico City
Mexico
T +52 (55) 5209 9800
F +52 (55) 5511 6040

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
International
students
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)

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 60-70%
Admission Office Puebla 223 Col. Roma
México, D.F. 06700
+52 (55) 5209 9807
(55) 5209 9800

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 500-999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico


Year of first Accreditation

1940


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Federacion de Instituciones Mexicanas Particulares de Educacion Superior FIMPES
  • Southern Association of Colleges and Schools SACS

Memberships and Affiliations

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

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 11 September 2019