General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established
Abbreviation UNAM
Teachers 15,072
Students 135,971
Foreigners 1%
Religion None
Academic calendar Continuous
AdmissionBased on grades and examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Colors Blue and gold
Campus type Urban
Distance learning Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Motto
For my race the spirit shall speak
Accreditation
• Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico
Affiliations
• Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU)
• Asociación Nacional de Universidades e Instituciones de Educación Superior (ANUIES)
• International Forum of Public Universities (IFPU)
Rankings
World ranking178
Country ranking1
Academic Reputation45
Employer Reputation65
Quality of teaching319
Ranking in world by sphere
Arts and Humanities54
Engineering and Technology135
Life Sciences and Medicine151
Natural Science172
Social Sciences and Management94
Ranking in world by discipline
Physics101
Cost of living in Mexico City, USD/month
ExpensesMin.Med.
Accommodation 151 273
Food 115 214
Transportation 13 31
Communications and utilities 37 37
Clothing 17 63
Sports and leisure 25 82
Accommodation in Mexico City, USD/month
Shared room outside of centre153
Shared room in city centre275
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre256
1 bedroom apartment in city centre377
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking178
QS World University Rankings161
ARWU Academic Ranking201
Webometrics Ranking68
Alternative title
Russian Национальный автономный университет Мексики
Spanish Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Chinese 墨西哥国立自治大学
Arabic الجامعة الوطنية المستقلة في المكسيك
French Université nationale autonome du Mexique
German Nationale Autonome Universität von Mexiko
Japanese メキシコ国立自治大学
Korean 멕시코국립자치대학교
Portuguese Universidade Nacional Autónoma do México
Location on map - National Autonomous University of Mexico
National Autonomous University of Mexico or Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) - public higher education institution in Mexico.

National Autonomous University of Mexico - Description

The National Autonomous University of Mexico (Spanish: Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, abbreviated as UNAM) was founded in 1551, making it the oldest in North America. It is the largest university in Latin America and was ranked the best in Latin America, Spain and Portugal, and 95 in the world according to a study conducted by The Times and released in 2005. The university consists of faculties rather than departments. Both undergraduate and graduate studies are available. UNAM is also responsible for the Escuela Nacional Preparatoria (ENP) (National Preparatory School), and the Colegio de Ciencias y Humanidades (CCH), which consist of several high schools, spread around Mexico City. Counting ENP, CCH, undergraduate and graduate students, UNAM has over 269,000 students, making it one of the world's largest universities. It has several campuses in Mexico City, as well as many others in several locations across Mexico (mainly aimed at research and graduate studies), and four foreign campuses at San Antonio (Texas, USA), Chicago (Illinois, USA) and Hull (Quebec, Canada). In addition, it is the only university in Mexico with three Nobel Laureates among its former students: Alfonso García Robles (Peace), Octavio Paz (Literature), and Mario Molina (Chemistry). (There is arguably a...

Bachelor - National Autonomous University of Mexico

The National Autonomous University of Mexico (Spanish: Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, abbreviated as UNAM) was founded in 1551, making it the oldest in North America. It is the largest university in Latin America and was ranked the best in Latin America, Spain and Portugal, and 95 in the world according to a study conducted by The Times and released in 2005. The university consists of faculties rather than departments. Both undergraduate and graduate studies are available. UNAM is also responsible for the Escuela Nacional Preparatoria (ENP) (National Preparatory School), and the Colegio de Ciencias y Humanidades (CCH), which consist of several high schools, spread around Mexico City. Counting ENP, CCH, undergraduate and graduate students, UNAM has over 269,000 students, making it one of the world's largest universities. It has several campuses in Mexico City, as well as many others in several locations across Mexico (mainly aimed at research and graduate studies), and four foreign campuses at San Antonio (Texas, USA), Chicago (Illinois, USA) and Hull (Quebec, Canada). In addition, it is the only university in Mexico with three Nobel Laureates among its former students: Alfonso García Robles (Peace), Octavio Paz (Literature), and Mario Molina (Chemistry). There is arguably a...

Description of National Autonomous University of Mexico

The National Autonomous University of Mexico is a public corporation –a decentralized organism of the State- endowed with full legal capacity to carry out its responsibilities towards the Mexican society (Organic Law, 1stArticle, General Statute, 1stArticle). https://www.dgae.unam.mx/normativ/legislacion/egunam.html

Programs - Bachelor

Bachelor Accountancy
Bachelor Actuary
Bachelor Administration
Bachelor Agricultural Engineer
Bachelor Aplicadasy Computer Mathematics
Bachelor Architecture
Bachelor Basic Biomedical Research
Bachelor Biological Sciences and Health
Bachelor Biology
Bachelor Chemical Engineering Metallurgical
Bachelor Chemical Engineering Petroleum Engineering
Bachelor Chemistry
Bachelor Civil Engineering In Mining and Metallurgical Engineering
Bachelor Classical Literature
Bachelor Communication Studies (Journalism)
Bachelor Computer Engineering In Telecommunications Engineering
Bachelor Computer Science
Bachelor Computing
Bachelor Dental Surgeon
Bachelor Design and Visual Communication
Bachelor Development and Intercultural Management
Bachelor Diagnostic Biochemistry
Bachelor Dramatic Literature and Theater
Bachelor Economy
Bachelor Electrical Engineering and Electronics
Bachelor Electrical Mechanical Engineering Mechanical Engineering
Bachelor Environmental Science
Bachelor Ethnomusicology
Bachelor Food Chemistry
Bachelor Genomic Sciences
Bachelor Geography
Bachelor Geological Engineering Geophysical Engineering
Bachelor Graphic Design
Bachelor Hispanic Language and Literature
Bachelor History
Bachelor Humanities and Arts
Bachelor In Food Engineering
Bachelor Industrial Chemistry
Bachelor Industrial Design
Bachelor Industrial Engineering Geomatics Engineering
Bachelor Instrumentalist
Bachelor International Relations
Bachelor Landscape Architecture
Bachelor Latin American Studies
Bachelor Library
Bachelor Mathematics
Bachelor Mechatronics Engineering
Bachelor Modern French Language and Literature
Bachelor Modern German Language and Literature
Bachelor Modern Italian Language and Literature
Bachelor Modern Old English Language and Literature
Bachelor Music-Composition
Bachelor Music-Education
Bachelor Music-Piano
Bachelor Music-Song
Bachelor Musical
Bachelor Nursing and Midwifery
Bachelor Nursing Technician
Bachelor Optometry
Bachelor Pedagogy
Bachelor Pharmaceutical Biological Chemistry
Bachelor Pharmacy
Bachelor Philosophy
Bachelor Physical Science - Math and Engineering
Bachelor Physics
Bachelor Planning For Agricultural Development
Bachelor Political Science and Public Administration
Bachelor Psychology
Bachelor Right
Bachelor Social Sciences
Bachelor Social Work
Bachelor Sociology
Bachelor Surgeon
Bachelor Sustainable Management of Coastal Areas
Bachelor Teaching English
Bachelor Technology
Bachelor Topographic and Geodetic Engineering
Bachelor Town Planning
Bachelor Veterinary Medicine
Bachelor Visual Arts

Programs - Master

Master Area Life Sciences, Chemical and Health
Master Area of Mathematics and Physical Sciences and Engineering
Master Area of Social Sciences
Master Area of The Humanities and The Arts
Master Biomedical Sciences
Master Graduate American Studies - (Ma and Ph.D.)
Master Graduate Anthropology - (Master and Doctorate)
Master Graduate Earth Science - (Msc and Phd)
Master Graduate Geography - (Master and Doctorate)
Master Graduate In Biological Sciences - (Master and Doctorate)
Master Graduate In Economics - (Master and Doctorate)
Master Graduate In Law - (Master and Doctorate)
Master Graduate In Marine Sciences and Limnology - (Ma and Ph.D.)
Master Graduate In Physics - (Ma and Ph.D.)
Master Graduate Industrial Design - (Master)
Master Graduate Management Sciences - (Ma and Ph.D.)
Master Graduate Materials Science and Engineering - (Ma and Ph.D.)
Master Graduate Political and Social Science - (Msc and Phd)
Master Graduate Science and Engineering Computation - (Ma and Ph.D.)
Master Ma and Ph.D. In Architecture
Master Ma and Ph.D. In Art History
Master Ma and Ph.D. In Biochemical Sciences
Master Ma and Ph.D. In History
Master Ma and Ph.D. In Library and Information Studies
Master Ma and Ph.D. In Mathematics
Master Ma and Ph.D. In Mesoamerican Studies
Master Ma and Ph.D. In Production and Animal Health
Master Ma and Ph.D. In Urban Planning
Master Ma and Phd In Chemistry
Master Ma and Phd In Engineering
Master Ma and Phd In Linguistics
Master Master and Doctor of Letters
Master Master and Doctor of Medicine, Dentistry and Health
Master Master and Doctor of Philosophy
Master Master and Doctor of Science (Astronomy)
Master Master of Nursing
Master Master of Science (Neurobiology)
Master Master of Social Work
Master Master of Teaching For School Education
Master Master of Visual Arts
Master Masters and Doctorate In Education
Master Masters and Doctorate In Music
Master Masters and Doctorate In Philosophy of Science
Master Masters and Doctorate In Psychology
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