Ranking  827   12
Country Mexico
City Mexico City
Bachelor (foreigners)1,000 USD/year.
Master (foreigners)1,000 USD/year.
Bachelor (citizens)47 USD/year.
Master (citizens)47 USD/year.
Cost of living $358-700 USD/Month.
Acceptance Rate 30%
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1974
Abbreviation UAM
Teachers 2,913
Students 56,606
Religion None
Academic calendar Quarters
AdmissionBased on entrance examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Casa abierta al tiempo
• Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico
• Asociación Nacional de Universidades e Instituciones de Educación Superior (ANUIES)
World ranking827
Country ranking12
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking827
QS World University Rankings791
Cost of living in Mexico City
Expenses - USD/Month.Min.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
Alternative title
English Metropolitan Autonomous University
old Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana
Location on map
Autonomous Metropolitan University (UAM) - public higher education institution in Mexico. UAM opened its doors in 1974. The main building of the university proudly stands in Mexico City inside an urban campus.

University ranking. In the recent years Autonomous Metropolitan University has a stable position in the top 20 universities of Mexico and does not plan to give it away. Metropolitan Autonomous University is highly renowned as a university that managed to stay in the top 5% worldwide rankings.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The main criterion for admission is examination results. The process of admission is not complicated by student competition as there are only 3 applicants per seat. The academic year consists of quarters. 1,000 USD/год. The master’s degree will cost an applicant about 1,000 USD per an academic year. Before starting to plan your education at UAM read more information on the official website http://www.uam.mx.

The composition of the university. Metropolitan Autonomous University is a big educational institution, attended by more than 56 thousand students. The university accepts applications from foreign students. The education is provided by more than 2900 teachers and professors. UAM has international student exchange programs between partner universities. More information regarding the life of the university can be found on its social media pages:Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin.

Infrastructure of UAM. The students have access to the university’s library. Autonomous Metropolitan University ia a member of «Asociación Nacional de Universidades e Instituciones de Educación Superior (ANUIES)».

Metropolitan Autonomous University - Official Description

The Autonomous Metropolitan University (UAM) is a public Institution with 37 years of experience and is one of the leading universities in Mexico. It offers 75 undergraduate and 75 Postgraduate programs and has over 52,862 students. It is composed of five independent campuses: Azcapotzalco, Cuajimalpa, Iztapalapa, Lerma and Xochimilco; four are strategically distributed in Mexico city, and one is in the State of Mexico divided into six academic divisions: Basic sciences and engineering, Biological sciences and health, Social sciences and humanities, Science and art for design, Communication and design, and Natural sciences. Our academic model is innovative, flexible, at the vanguard of higher education and strongly linked to our social environment. The academic staff is the most solid of the country, we have over 2958 academics with a lecture-research profile, 88% are full-time and 85% have postgraduate degrees. With more than 180 areas of research in 58 Departments, the UAM contributes to the development of Mexico with multidisciplinary projects at a national and international level, tackling with the most diverse needs generated by the development of the country and its incorporation into the globalization processes. It has and promotes student and academic mobility and exchanged programs, it also joins into...

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