Intercontinental University

country rank  67
world rank  6093

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Founded in 1976, Universidad Intercontinental (Intercontinental University) is a for-profit private higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the large metropolis of Mexico City (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution also has a branch campus in Colonia Roma. Officially recognized by the Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico (Secretariat of Public Education of Mexico), Universidad Intercontinental (UIC) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational Mexican 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 47 years old Mexican higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. UIC also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

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

University Location

Address Avenida Insurgentes, Sur, 4303
Mexico City
14420 Mexico City
Tel +52 (55) 5487 1300
Fax +52 (55) 5487 1310
Other locations Colonia Roma

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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

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Size and Profile

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

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Intercontinental University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Institutional Accreditation

Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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

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Memberships and Affiliations

  • International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU)
  • Asociación Nacional de Universidades e Instituciones de Educación Superior (ANUIES)
  • Asociación Mexicana de Instituciones de Educación Superior de Inspiración Cristiana (AMIESIC)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Friday, 10 March 2023