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Universidad de Guadalajara (UDG)

Location

Universidad de Guadalajara, Guadalajara Mexico

Ranking

# 801-1000QS World University Rankings

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91Undergraduate programs

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206Postgraduate programs

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4QS stars

About Universidad de Guadalajara (UDG)

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 1,561 members of the National System of Researchers, 200 postgraduate programs acknowledged by the National Science Council and 32 undergraduate programs also acknowledged internationally. It has 128 undergraduate educational programs and 218 postgraduate educational programs.

Moreover, 324,340 students are part of the University of Guadalajara, of which, 183,992 are high school students and 140,348 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

About Universidad de Guadalajara (UDG)

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 1,561 members of the National System of Researchers, 200 postgraduate programs acknowledged by the National Science Council and 32 undergraduate programs also acknowledged internationally. It has 128 undergraduate educational programs and 218 postgraduate educational programs.

Moreover, 324,340 students are part of the University of Guadalajara, of which, 183,992 are high school students and 140,348 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

University information

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.


Master

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140+
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140,348
96%
4%
415
39%
61%
11,703
98%
2%

Student life

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.

Tuition fee and scholarships

Domestic Students

2,750 USD
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International Students

2,750 USD
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One of the important factors when considering a master's degree is the cost of study. Luckily, there are many options available to help students fund their master's programme. Download your copy of the Scholarship Guide to find out which scholarships from around the world could be available to you, and how to apply for them.

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Rankings & ratings

Universidad de Guadalajara (UDG) is one of the top public universities in Guadalajara, Mexico. It is ranked #801-1000 in QS World University Rankings 2023.

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
  • 2023
    #801-1000
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Available programs

With over 120,000 students, the main objective of our undergraduate programs, usually lasting from four to five years, is to develop and enrich our students’ professional skills for them to be able to compete in the labor field, by offering theoretical and practical courses taught by renowned professors and researchers recognized at national and international level.

At undergraduate level, the Universidad de Guadalajara offers more than 130 programs in the following topics:

  • Architecture
  • Audiovisual Arts
  • Urban Studies
  • Biology
  • Veterinary Medicine
  • Management
  • Public Accounting
  • Economics
  • Marketing
  • International Business
  • Human Resources
  • Physics
  • Civil Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Medicine
  • Dental Surgery
  • Nursing
  • Human Nutrition
  • Psychology
  • Law
  • International Relations


The highest scoring applicants will be selected based on their scores on the "PIENSE II" admissions test and their high school grades. There may be additional requirements based on the program.

The main objective of our postgraduate programmes is to train human resources and researchers to be capable of generating scientific and technological knowledge to contribute to the sustainable development.
The Universidad de Guadalajara offers more than 240 taught and research master and doctoral high quality programmes, some of them recognised by the National Science Council (CONACyT), that attract people from all over the world.   

At graduate level, we offer programmes in the following topics:

  • Architectural Sciences
  • Art and Design Sciences
  • Urban Studies
  • Health Sciences
  • Human Nutrition
  • Behavioural Sciences
  • Higher Education Studies
  • Economic and Management Sciences
  • Biotechnological Sciences
  • Farming Sciences
  • Physiological Sciences
  • Communication Sciences
  • Literary Studies
  • Historical Studies
  • Social Sciences
  • Political Science
  • Engineering Sciences
  • Chemical Sciences
  • Physics
  • Biomedical Sciences
  • Chemical Sciences


Entry requirements and application procedures vary depending on the course. 

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