Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana (UAM) : Rankings, Fees & Courses Details | Top Universities

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Autonomous Metropolitan University (UAM) is one of the best universities in Mexico and Latin America. UAM assumes its social responsibility and focuses its teaching, research and cultural promotion to solve social problem. UAM stands out for its innovative work and social commitment.

UAM offers 82 undergraduate programs and 114 graduate programs and there are more than 59,000 undergraduate and graduate students  annually.

Of the 82 bachelor’s degree programs, 41 are accredited and/or assessed by an external agency. Of the 114 postgraduate degree programs, 82 (two specializations, 50 master’s and 30 Doctorate programs) are incorporated into the National Postgraduate Quality Program (PNPC) of the National Council of Science and Technology (CONACyT). 

The University promotes academic and research collaboration with both national and international Higher Education Institutions and Research Centers in different scientific areas, in order to enrich academic and professional training.

UAM has more than 100 laboratories, workshops, and pilot plants for research and lecturing.

Find out about research at UAM here.

UAM has a wide range of projects that work to solve specific problems and offer services to the most vulnerable sectors of society:

Sierra Nevada Research program

Interdisciplinary research program Human Development in Chiapas

Metropolitan Studies research program

Childhood Research program

Research program Integration Studies in the Americas

 

UAM encourages creative expression and cultural activities. In each of its academic campuses a wide variety of cultural events take place in theater, cinema, dance, music, exhibitions, plastic arts, and lectures.

Learn about the cultural centers at UAM here.

UAM organizes and coordinates efforts from a General Rector's Office, working in collaboration with five academic units.

UAM boasts five campuses which feature three divisions. Find out more about the individual schools: 

Azcapotzalco Campus

Cuajimalpa Campus

Iztapalapa Campus

Lerma Campus

Xochimilco Campus

 

Find info in English too.

 

There are a number of services available for students: 

Scholarships

Library (book shop) 

Digital library

Workbag

Cafeteria 

Computer rooms

Photocopying (service for students

•Bookstore and stationary

•Computer rooms


Each campus has its own gym and sport facilities:

Azcapotzalco Campus   

Cuajimalpa Campus

Iztapalapa Campus

Lerma Campus

Xochimilco Campus


There are lots of art and culture activities available at UAM including folkloric dance, Arabic dance, and theater.

 

Available facilities at UAM include:

Civil protection 

Medical service

•Medical insurance

•Educational orientation and psycho pedagogical services

Entrepreneurs program

Continuing education 

Academic supervision 

 

Learn about internationalization at UAM here and universal agreements through the Academic Cooperation section.

UAM collaborates with a number higher education institutions around the world with activities including:

•Academic exchange

•Postgraduate studies

•Post-doctoral Fellowships

•Research grants

•Joint programs and research

•Special programs: International Conference Series, Erasmus Plus, Horizon 2020 Programs and others.

 

There are a number of exchanges available too, including:

 

•Ibero-American University Association for Postgraduate Studies (AUIP)

 

•CALDO Made up of 10 of Canada's leading HEIs  

•Union of Universities of Latin America and the Caribbean (UDUAL)

•Latin American Academic Exchange Program "PILA" with institutions in Argentina and Colombia

•Brazil-Mexico Exchange Program (BRAMEX)

 

There is also an Office for Cooperation and Liaison in Europe at UAM to promote internationalization.

 

There are two selection processes offered for admissions each year: First Selection Process has the option to enter in spring or autumn; Second Process, to start classes in autumn.

Usual admissions requirements for UAM: 

•Sit an exam and be selected

•Have completed the baccalaureate or equivalent level in the National Education System, with a minimum average of 7.0

•If you didn’t study in the National Education System (of Mexico), you must have the revalidation of studies issued by the Mexican Ministry of Public Education (SEP) 


UAM offers a Study Guide for the selection exam UAM offers a Guide.

 

Undergraduate fees (in Mexican pesos):

For Mexicans:

•Right to selection test $360

•Annual registration $128.43

•Quarterly payment, full time: $128.43

•Quarterly payment, part time $64.22


For foreigners:

•Selection test fee $1,800

•Annual registration $ 642.15

•Quarterly payment, full time $ 642.15

•Quarterly payment, part time $312.08


UAM offers international mobility grants to its students:

Available scholarships for undergraduate students and postgraduate (master’s and doctorate) students can be found here.

 

 

 

Find out about graduate career info here.

There are approx. 5,000 bachelor's graduates per year and 750 postgraduate grads. 

67.6% of undergraduate grads found employment in less than 6 months. Similarly, according to the Graduate Studies survey, 70.1% of postgraduate grads were employed within six months.  

UAM offers the Institutional System of Job Placement (SIBOT) to link students and graduates with companies, organizations and institutions.


Find out about the Fundación Casa abierta al tiempo UAM and what it achieves for students and grads here.

Approximate average cost per academic year of national student in undergraduate program: $26.33

Approximate tuition for international students at undergraduate level is $131.21 dollars.

 

 

 

About

Autonomous Metropolitan University (UAM) is one of the best universities in Mexico and Latin America. UAM assumes its social responsibility and focuses its teaching, research and cultural promotion to solve social problem. UAM stands out for its innovative work and social commitment.

UAM offers 82 undergraduate programs and 114 graduate programs and there are more than 59,000 undergraduate and graduate students  annually.

Of the 82 bachelor’s degree programs, 41 are accredited and/or assessed by an external agency. Of the 114 postgraduate degree programs, 82 (two specializations, 50 master’s and 30 Doctorate programs) are incorporated into the National Postgraduate Quality Program (PNPC) of the National Council of Science and Technology (CONACyT). 

The University promotes academic and research collaboration with both national and international Higher Education Institutions and Research Centers in different scientific areas, in order to enrich academic and professional training.

UAM has more than 100 laboratories, workshops, and pilot plants for research and lecturing.

Find out about research at UAM here.

UAM has a wide range of projects that work to solve specific problems and offer services to the most vulnerable sectors of society:

Sierra Nevada Research program

Interdisciplinary research program Human Development in Chiapas

Metropolitan Studies research program

Childhood Research program

Research program Integration Studies in the Americas

 

UAM encourages creative expression and cultural activities. In each of its academic campuses a wide variety of cultural events take place in theater, cinema, dance, music, exhibitions, plastic arts, and lectures.

Learn about the cultural centers at UAM here.

UAM organizes and coordinates efforts from a General Rector's Office, working in collaboration with five academic units.

UAM boasts five campuses which feature three divisions. Find out more about the individual schools: 

Azcapotzalco Campus

Cuajimalpa Campus

Iztapalapa Campus

Lerma Campus

Xochimilco Campus

 

Find info in English too.

 

There are a number of services available for students: 

Scholarships

Library (book shop) 

Digital library

Workbag

Cafeteria 

Computer rooms

Photocopying (service for students

•Bookstore and stationary

•Computer rooms


Each campus has its own gym and sport facilities:

Azcapotzalco Campus   

Cuajimalpa Campus

Iztapalapa Campus

Lerma Campus

Xochimilco Campus


There are lots of art and culture activities available at UAM including folkloric dance, Arabic dance, and theater.

 

Available facilities at UAM include:

Civil protection 

Medical service

•Medical insurance

•Educational orientation and psycho pedagogical services

Entrepreneurs program

Continuing education 

Academic supervision 

 

Learn about internationalization at UAM here and universal agreements through the Academic Cooperation section.

UAM collaborates with a number higher education institutions around the world with activities including:

•Academic exchange

•Postgraduate studies

•Post-doctoral Fellowships

•Research grants

•Joint programs and research

•Special programs: International Conference Series, Erasmus Plus, Horizon 2020 Programs and others.

 

There are a number of exchanges available too, including:

 

•Ibero-American University Association for Postgraduate Studies (AUIP)

 

•CALDO Made up of 10 of Canada's leading HEIs  

•Union of Universities of Latin America and the Caribbean (UDUAL)

•Latin American Academic Exchange Program "PILA" with institutions in Argentina and Colombia

•Brazil-Mexico Exchange Program (BRAMEX)

 

There is also an Office for Cooperation and Liaison in Europe at UAM to promote internationalization.

 

There are two selection processes offered for admissions each year: First Selection Process has the option to enter in spring or autumn; Second Process, to start classes in autumn.

Usual admissions requirements for UAM: 

•Sit an exam and be selected

•Have completed the baccalaureate or equivalent level in the National Education System, with a minimum average of 7.0

•If you didn’t study in the National Education System (of Mexico), you must have the revalidation of studies issued by the Mexican Ministry of Public Education (SEP) 


UAM offers a Study Guide for the selection exam UAM offers a Guide.

 

Undergraduate fees (in Mexican pesos):

For Mexicans:

•Right to selection test $360

•Annual registration $128.43

•Quarterly payment, full time: $128.43

•Quarterly payment, part time $64.22


For foreigners:

•Selection test fee $1,800

•Annual registration $ 642.15

•Quarterly payment, full time $ 642.15

•Quarterly payment, part time $312.08


UAM offers international mobility grants to its students:

Available scholarships for undergraduate students and postgraduate (master’s and doctorate) students can be found here.

 

 

 

Find out about graduate career info here.

There are approx. 5,000 bachelor's graduates per year and 750 postgraduate grads. 

67.6% of undergraduate grads found employment in less than 6 months. Similarly, according to the Graduate Studies survey, 70.1% of postgraduate grads were employed within six months.  

UAM offers the Institutional System of Job Placement (SIBOT) to link students and graduates with companies, organizations and institutions.


Find out about the Fundación Casa abierta al tiempo UAM and what it achieves for students and grads here.

Approximate average cost per academic year of national student in undergraduate program: $26.33

Approximate tuition for international students at undergraduate level is $131.21 dollars.

 

 

 

University highlights

Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana (UAM) is one of the top Public universities in Mexico City, Mexico. It is ranked #801-1000 in QS Global World Rankings 2022.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #601+
  • 2014
    #651-700
  • 2015
    # 701+
  • 2016
    #701+
  • 2017
    #701+
  • 2018
    #751-800
  • 2019
    #751-800
  • 2020
    #801-1000
  • 2021
    #801-1000
  • 2022
    #801-1000

Ranking criteria

23.6
Academic Reputation
2.8
Citations per Faculty
19.3
Employer Reputation
6.2
Faculty Student Ratio
2.9
International Faculty Ratio
1.3
International Students Ratio

Student & Staff

Total students
55,478

6%
94%

International students
291

76%
24%

Total faculty staff
2,828

175
2653

Total students
55,478

6%
94%

International students
291

76%
24%

Total faculty staff
2,828

2653
175

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