Universidad Pontificia de Mexico

Universidad Pontificia de Mexico Ranking

country rank: 127
world rank: 8941

University Overview

Universidad Pontificia de Mexico (Pontifical University of Mexico) was founded in 1982 and is a non-profit private higher education school situated in the metropolitan environment of Mexico City (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). Universidad Pontificia de Mexico (UPM) is a small (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: 250-499 students) coeducational Mexican higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. It is officially recognized by the Secretara de Educación Pblica de Mexico (Secretariat of Public Education of Mexico). In a variety of fields of study, the Universidad Pontificia de Mexico (UPM) provides courses and programs leading to legally recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This Mexican higher-education school, which is 38 years old, has a stringent admission process based on students’ previous academic records and grades. With an acceptance rate of 80-90 percent, this Mexican higher education institution is one of the least selective in the country. Students from all around the world are invited to apply for admission. Students at UPM have access to a variety of academic and non-academic facilities and services, including a library and administrative services.

Universidad Pontificia de Mexico Ranking

University Identity

Name Universidad Pontificia de Mexico
Acronym UPM
Founded 1982
Motto Alma Veritatis Parens Truth generating Spirit
Colours Red and grey

University Location

Address Gral. Guadalupe Victoria No. 98, Deleg. Tlalpan Mexico City 14000 Mexico City Mexico
Tel +52 (55) 5573 0600
Fax +52 (55) 5573 0571

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro) 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro)
Not reported 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 students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 80-90%

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 250-499
Academic Staff under-50
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Continuous
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation

Facilities and Services

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


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

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