Universidad Veracruzana

Universidad Veracruzana Ranking

country rank: 6
world rank: 585

University Overview

Universidad Veracruzana (University of Veracruz) is a non-profit public higher-education institution in the medium city of Xalapa (population range of 250,000-499,999 people), Veracruz, which was founded in 1944. Veracruz, Boca del Ro, Orizaba, Córdoba, Nogales, Ciudad Mendoza, Ixtaczoquitlán, Poza Rica, Tuxpan, Coatzacoalcos, Minatitlán, and Acayucan are among locales where this university maintains a branch campus. Universidad Veracruzana (UV) is a big (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational Mexican higher education school that is officially recognized by Mexico’s Secretara de Educación Pblica (Secretariat of Public Education). UV provides courses and programs that lead to legally recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, and doctoral degrees in a variety of fields. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 76-year-old Mexican university has a selective admission procedure based on entrance exams. The admittance rate for this Mexican higher education school is 30-40%, making it an extremely selective university. Students from all around the world are invited to apply for admission. Students have access to a library, lodging, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning options, and administrative services, among other academic and non-academic facilities and services.

Universidad Veracruzana Ranking

University Identity

Name Universidad Veracruzana
Acronym UV
Founded 1944
Motto Arte, Ciencia, Luz Art, Science, Light
Colours Blue and green

University Location

Address Lomas del Estadio s/n Edif. A, 3er. Piso Zona Universitaria Xalapa 91090 Veracruz Mexico
Tel +52 (228) 842 1763
Fax +52 (228) 817 6370
Other locations Veracruz, Boca del Río, Orizaba, Córdoba, Nogales, Ciudad Mendoza, Ixtaczoquitlán, Poza Rica, Tuxpan, Coatzacoalcos, Minatitlán, Acayucan

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 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
Admission Rate 30-40%
Admission Office Circuito Gonzalo Aguirre Beltrán s/n, Zona Universitaria Xalapa 91090 (228) 842 1750

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment over-45,000
Academic Staff over-5,000
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
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) Organización Universitaria Interamericana (OUI) International Association of Universities (IAU) Unión de Universidades de America Latina y el Caribe (UDUAL) Consortium for North American Higher Education Collaboration (CONAHEC) Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU)

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