General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Abbreviation UAM
Teachers 2,913
Students 56,606
Religion None
Academic calendar Quarters
AdmissionBased on entrance examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Colors Black and white
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 ranking831
Country ranking12
Cost of living in Mexico City, USD/month
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 Ranking831
QS World University Rankings791
Webometrics Ranking775
Alternative title
English Metropolitan Autonomous University

Location on map - Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana

Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana (UAM) - public higher education institution in Mexico.

Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana - 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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