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Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM)

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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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...
=175
2014
160
2015
128
2016
  • 58.30
    Overall Score
  • 94.3
    Academic Reputation
  • 92.3
    Employer Reputation
  • 49.6
    Faculty Student
=22
2015
26
2016
  • 75.90
    Overall Score
  • 74.3
    Academic Reputation
  • 90.4
    Employer Reputation
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
8
2014
6
2015
4
2016
81-90
2016
Graduate Employability Ranking
  • 71.5
    Employer Reputation
  • 77.5
    Alumni Outcomes
  • 83.5
    Graduate Employment Rate
8
2014
6
2015
4
2016
81-90
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
  • 68.5
    Faculty Staff with PhD
  • 100
    Web Impact
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
14,971
International
925

Number of students

139,247
Postgraduate 20%
Undergraduate 80%

Number of international students

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