Autonomous University of La Laguna

country rank  122
world rank  8811

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University Overview

Established in 1988, Universidad Autónoma de la Laguna (Autonomous University of La Laguna) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Torreón (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Coahuila. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Gomez Palacio y LerdoDgo, Matamoros y San Pedro, Coah. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico (Secretariat of Public Education, Mexico), Universidad Autónoma de la Laguna (UAL) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad Autónoma de la Laguna (UAL) 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 30 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this Mexican higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Autonomous University of La Laguna
Acronym UAL
Founded 1988
Motto Vencimos al Desierto, Cultivamos el Espíritu
We defeat the desert, cultivated the spirit
Colours Green and gray

University Location

Address Avenida Universidad s/n, Colonia El Tajito
Torreón (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
27100 Coahuila
T +52 (871) 718 5533
F +52 (871) 722 2817
Other locations Gomez Palacio y LerdoDgo, Matamoros y San Pedro, Coah

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Int'l student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Not reported

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
Admission Rate Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office Avenida Universidad s/n, Frac. El Tajito
Torreón 27100
+52 (871) 729 0132

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 100-199
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Universidad Autónoma de la Laguna's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico

Year of first Accreditation

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Federación de Instituciones Mexicanas Particulares de Educación Superior (FIMPES)


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

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Sunday, 21 April 2019