Universidad de las Americas A.C.

Universidad de las Americas A.C. Ranking

country rank: 176
world rank: 9660

University Overview

Universidad de las Américas A.C. (University of the Americas A.C.) was founded in 1940 and is a non-profit private higher-education school situated in Mexico City’s metropolitan environment (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). Universidad de las Américas A.C. (UDLA Ciudad de México) is a very small (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: 500-999 students) coeducational Mexican higher education institution that is officially recognized by the Secretara de Educación Pblica de México (Secretariat of Public Education of Mexico). In several fields of study, Universidad de las Américas A.C. (UDLA Ciudad de México) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees, and doctorate degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 80-year-old Mexican university has a strict admissions procedure based on entrance exams and applicants’ previous academic records and ratings. With an acceptance rate of 60-70 percent, this Mexican higher education school is considered fairly selective. Students from all around the world are invited to apply for admission. Students at UDLA Ciudad de México have access to a library, sports facilities, financial help and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

Universidad de las Americas A.C. Ranking

University Identity

Name Universidad de las Américas A.C.
Acronym UDLA Ciudad de México
Founded 1940
Motto Sapientia, Pax, Fraternitas Wisdom, Peace, Fraternity
Colours Black, copper and white

University Location

Address Calle Puebla, 223 y Avenida Chapultepec, 372 Mexico City 06700 Mexico City Mexico
Tel +52 (55) 5209 9800
Fax +52 (55) 5511 6040

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
7,500-10,000 US$ (5,500-7,400 Euro) 5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$ (5,500-7,400 Euro) 5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 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 60-70%
Admission Office Puebla 223 Col. Roma México, D.F. 06700 (55) 5209 9807 (55) 5209 9800

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 500-999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
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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