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Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM)

  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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...
146
2012
163=
2013
175=
2014
160
2015
59.60
Overall Score
95.9
Academic Reputation
92.5
Employer Reputation
49.4
Faculty Student
22
2015
26
2016
75.90
Overall Score
74.3
Academic Reputation
90.4
Employer Reputation
60=
2013
47
2014
53
2015
74.90
Overall Score
83.6
Academic Reputation
71.8
Employer Reputation
69.2
Citations per Paper
34.1
H-index Citations
6
2013
8
2014
6
2015
4
2016
LatAm University Rankings
96.50
Overall Score
100
Academic Reputation
100
Employer Reputation
90.9
Faculty Student
82.3
Citations per Paper
54.1
Papers per Faculty
99.9
International Research Network
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
14,971
International
925
With PhD
6,367

Number of students

139,247
Postgraduate 20%
Undergraduate 80%

Number of international students

1,956
Postgraduate 77%
Undergraduate 23%
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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