Universidad de Guanajuato

Universidad de Guanajuato Ranking

country rank: 15
world rank: 1613

University Overview

Universidad de Guanajuato (University of Guanajuato) was founded in 1945 and is a non-profit public higher-education institution situated in the tiny city of Guanajuato (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants). Irapuato, Leon, Celaya, Salamanca, Salvatierra, and Silao are among localities where this university maintains a branch campus. Universidad de Guanajuato (UGto) is a big (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational Mexican higher education institution that is officially recognized by Mexico’s Secretara de Educación Pblica (Secretariat of Public Education). In numerous fields of study, the Universidad de Guanajuato (UGto) provides courses and programs leading to legally recognized higher education degrees like as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, and doctoral degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 75-year-old Mexican university has a strict admissions procedure based on entrance exams and applicants’ previous academic records and ratings. Students from all around the world are invited to apply for admission. UGto also offers students with a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, and administrative services, among other academic and non-academic facilities and services.

Universidad de Guanajuato Ranking

University Identity

Name Universidad de Guanajuato
Acronym UGto
Founded 1945 Origins date back to 1732
Motto La Verdad os hará libres The Truth Shall Make You Free

University Location

Address Lascurain de Retana No. 5, Colonia Centro Guanajuato 36000 Guanajuato Mexico
Tel +52 (473) 732 0006
Fax +52 (473) 735 1902
Other locations Irapuato, Leon, Celaya, Salamanca, Salvatierra, Silao

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro) 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 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 Not reported
Admission Office Lascurain de Retana Nº 5 Colonia Centro Guanajuato 36000 (473) 7320006

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Continuous
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

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

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