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world rank  11553

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University Overview

Established in 1989, UGMEX is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Orizaba (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Veracruz. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Oaxaca, Tehuacán, Córdoba. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico (Secretariat of Public Education, Mexico), UGMEX (UGM) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 7,000-7,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. UGMEX (UGM) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This higher education institution does not have a selective admission policy. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym UGM
Founded 1989
Motto Amar la ciencia para alcanzar la sabiduría
Love science to reach wisdom
Colours Red and white

University Location

Address Calle Prolongación de Norte 5B, nº 807, Col. Salvador Gonzalo García
Orizaba (population range: 50,000-249,999)
94310 Veracruz
T +52 (272) 728 1900
F +52 (272) 728 1900
Other locations Oaxaca, Tehuacán, Córdoba

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type None
Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office Avenida Colón Poniente # 492, Col. Centro
Orizaba 94300
+52 (272) 106 13 68

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 7,000-7,999
Academic Staff 300-399
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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


Institutional Accreditation

Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico

Year of first Accreditation


Memberships and Affiliations

  • European Association for International Education (EAIE)
  • Asociación Mexicana para la Educación Internacional (AMPEI)

Academic Structure

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Social Media


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UGMEX's Twitter webpage for micro-blogging and news updates UGMEX's Twitter page




UGMEX's YouTube or Vimeo channel for videos UGMEX's YouTube page


UGMEX's Instagram or Flickr account for photos

Online Courses

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Open Education Consortium

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Wikipedia Article


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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020