Intercontinental University

country rank  74
world rank  6366

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University Overview

Founded in 1976, Universidad Intercontinental (Intercontinental University) is a for-profit private 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): Colonia Roma. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico (Secretariat of Public Education, Mexico), Universidad Intercontinental (UIC) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Universidad Intercontinental (UIC) 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 43 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations.

University Identity

Name Intercontinental University
Acronym UIC
Founded 1976
Motto Ducit et Docet
Guide and Teach
Colours Green and gold

University Location

Address Avenida Insurgentes, Sur, 4303
Mexico City (population range: over 5,000,000)
14420 Mexico City
T +52 (55) 5487 1300
F +52 (55) 5487 1310
Other locations Colonia Roma

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 Not reported 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 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
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Insurgentes Sur 4303
Mexico City 14420
+52 (55) 5487 1456

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 500-599
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type For-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic Guadalupe Missionaries

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
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 Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Federacion de Instituciones Mexicanas Particulares de Educacion Superior FIMPES


  • International Federation of Catholic Universities IFCU
  • Asociacion Nacional de Universidades e Instituciones de Educacion Superior ANUIES
  • Asociacion Mexicana de Instituciones de Educacion Superior de Inspiracion Cristiana AMIESIC

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Monday, 14 October 2019