Universidad de Guadalajara (UDG) : Rankings, Fees & Courses Details | Top Universities
Universidad de Guadalajara, Guadalajara Mexico
    • QS World University Rankings
      801-1000
    • StatusPublic
    • Research OutputHigh
    • Student/Faculty Ratio12
    • ScholarshipsYes
    • International Students536
    • SizeXL
    • Total Faculty11,703

    + 37 others shortlisted this university

    + 38 others shortlisted this university

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    Universidad de Guadalajara (UdeG) is a public and autonomous university system in the Mexican state of Jalisco that combines an international scope and vision with a strong commitment to society.

    A tradition of constant innovation and quality has made of this university one of Mexico’s leading higher education institutions. Its high school, undergraduate, graduate and research programs are designed to promote culture, sustainable and inclusive social development at local, national and global levels.

    This university is a fundamental institution in the formation of human resources and in the production of scientific and technological knowledge, both regionally and nationally, with more than 1,450 members of the National System of Researchers, 196 postgraduate programs acknowledged by the National Science Council and 34 undergraduate programs also acknowledged internationally. It has 141 undergraduate educational programs and 246 postgraduate educational programs.

    Moreover, 310,845 students are part of the University of Guadalajara, of which, 172,473 are high school students and 138,372 belong to the undergraduate and graduate academic programs offered in our 16 campuses and in the online university system, located in the state of Jalisco.

    The cultural life and artistic wealth of the western region of Mexico could not be accounted for without the pioneering and unique contribution of the University of Guadalajara.


    University of Guadalajara Campus..

    Health Sciences - CUCS

    Economic and Management Sciences - CUCEA 

    Exact Sciences and Engineering - CUCEI 

    Social Sciences and Humanities - CUCSH

    Arts, Architecture and Design - CUAAD

    Biological and Agricultural Sciences - CUCBA

    Altos - CUALTOS

    Ciénega - CUCIÉNEGA

    Costa - CUCOSTA

    Costa Sur – CUCSUR

    Lagos - CULAGOS

    Norte - CUNORTE

    Sur - CUSUR

    Valles - CUVALLES

    Tonalá - CUTONALA

    Tlajomulco - CUTLAJOMULCO

    Online University System



    As an exchange student, you will have the same rights and obligations as any student of the University of Guadalajara, details of which can be found by reading the Institutional regulations of the University of Guadalajara.

    Also, the Department of Scholarships and Exchanges in the University Centre that you will attend is the first port of call during your academic stay at the University of Guadalajara. The staff will help you with the integration process, they will assist in orientating you in regard to the classrooms and services that the University Centre provides, and they will be there to help you with whatever you may need.

    It is important that you obtain the student credential; besides serving as an official identification during your stay in Mexico, with it you can obtain special benefits, such as free or reduced-price access to museums and some cinemas, and discounts on local and nationwide transport.

    As a student of any institution of higher education in the world, you can choose to study at the University of Guadalajara; if you are part of one of the partner institutions your academic stay at UdeG will be in the form of an exchange. If not, it will be as an independent student.

    Exchange students come from a partner institution and benefit from not paying tuition fees at the University of Guadalajara.

    Independent students do not receive this benefit and must pay for the tuition fees that the University stipulates.

    There are three types of academic stay according to their desired aim: to study predetermined subjects, to participate in research projects or to carry out internships.

     

    About

    Universidad de Guadalajara (UdeG) is a public and autonomous university system in the Mexican state of Jalisco that combines an international scope and vision with a strong commitment to society.

    A tradition of constant innovation and quality has made of this university one of Mexico’s leading higher education institutions. Its high school, undergraduate, graduate and research programs are designed to promote culture, sustainable and inclusive social development at local, national and global levels.

    This university is a fundamental institution in the formation of human resources and in the production of scientific and technological knowledge, both regionally and nationally, with more than 1,450 members of the National System of Researchers, 196 postgraduate programs acknowledged by the National Science Council and 34 undergraduate programs also acknowledged internationally. It has 141 undergraduate educational programs and 246 postgraduate educational programs.

    Moreover, 310,845 students are part of the University of Guadalajara, of which, 172,473 are high school students and 138,372 belong to the undergraduate and graduate academic programs offered in our 16 campuses and in the online university system, located in the state of Jalisco.

    The cultural life and artistic wealth of the western region of Mexico could not be accounted for without the pioneering and unique contribution of the University of Guadalajara.


    University of Guadalajara Campus..

    Health Sciences - CUCS

    Economic and Management Sciences - CUCEA 

    Exact Sciences and Engineering - CUCEI 

    Social Sciences and Humanities - CUCSH

    Arts, Architecture and Design - CUAAD

    Biological and Agricultural Sciences - CUCBA

    Altos - CUALTOS

    Ciénega - CUCIÉNEGA

    Costa - CUCOSTA

    Costa Sur – CUCSUR

    Lagos - CULAGOS

    Norte - CUNORTE

    Sur - CUSUR

    Valles - CUVALLES

    Tonalá - CUTONALA

    Tlajomulco - CUTLAJOMULCO

    Online University System



    As an exchange student, you will have the same rights and obligations as any student of the University of Guadalajara, details of which can be found by reading the Institutional regulations of the University of Guadalajara.

    Also, the Department of Scholarships and Exchanges in the University Centre that you will attend is the first port of call during your academic stay at the University of Guadalajara. The staff will help you with the integration process, they will assist in orientating you in regard to the classrooms and services that the University Centre provides, and they will be there to help you with whatever you may need.

    It is important that you obtain the student credential; besides serving as an official identification during your stay in Mexico, with it you can obtain special benefits, such as free or reduced-price access to museums and some cinemas, and discounts on local and nationwide transport.

    As a student of any institution of higher education in the world, you can choose to study at the University of Guadalajara; if you are part of one of the partner institutions your academic stay at UdeG will be in the form of an exchange. If not, it will be as an independent student.

    Exchange students come from a partner institution and benefit from not paying tuition fees at the University of Guadalajara.

    Independent students do not receive this benefit and must pay for the tuition fees that the University stipulates.

    There are three types of academic stay according to their desired aim: to study predetermined subjects, to participate in research projects or to carry out internships.

     

    Available programs

    University highlights

    Universidad de Guadalajara (UDG) is one of the top Public universities in Guadalajara, Mexico. It is ranked #801-1000 in QS Global World Rankings 2022.

    QS World University Rankings

    • 2012
      #501- 550
    • 2014
      #601-650
    • 2015
      #601-650
    • 2016
      #651-700
    • 2017
      #701+
    • 2018
      #801-1000
    • 2019
      #751-800
    • 2020
      #701-750
    • 2021
      #751-800
    • 2022
      #801-1000

    Ranking criteria

    19.1
    Academic Reputation
    1.2
    Citations per Faculty
    13.1
    Employer Reputation
    26.8
    Faculty Student Ratio
    1.3
    International Faculty Ratio
    1.2
    International Students Ratio

    Student & Staff

    Total students
    138,372

    5%
    95%

    International students
    536

    56%
    44%

    Total faculty staff
    11,703

    209
    11494

    Total students
    138,372

    5%
    95%

    International students
    536

    56%
    44%

    Total faculty staff
    11,703

    11494
    209

    Scholarships

    Yes
    The Scholarships above offer some form of financial aid to prospective students. Please always check the specific requirements and restrictions on scholarship availability.

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