General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Abbreviation UAEM
Teachers 3,162
Students 55,474
Religion None
Academic calendar Continuous
AdmissionBased on entrance examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Colors Green and gold
Campus type Urban
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Patria, Ciencia y Trabajo
• Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico
• Asociación Nacional de Universidades e Instituciones de Educación Superior (ANUIES)
• Consorcio de Universidades Mexicanas (CUMEX)
World ranking830
Country ranking11
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking830
QS World University Rankings790
Webometrics Ranking1340
Alternative title
English Autonomous University of Mexico State
Location on map - Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México
Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México (UAEM) - public higher education institution in Mexico.

Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México - Description

The Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México (UAEM) (Autonomous University of Mexico State) is a public university in the State of Mexico, Mexico. It is the largest university institution in the state with over 84,500 students, with its central campus located in the state capital of Toluca. Formalised as a university under the UAEM name in 1956, the institution traces its origins back to 1828 with the foundation Instituto Literario del Estado de México, in the former state capital of Tlalpan. In 1943 the institution was augmented to become the Instituto Científico y Literario de Toluca (ICLA), and thirteen years later obtaining its present name and institutional status. The UAEM has graduated many notable alumni, the best-known is the President Adolfo Lopez Mateos.
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