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Universidad de las Américas Puebla (UDLAP)

Ex Hacienda Santa Catarina Martir Cholula,
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Universidad de las Américas Puebla (UDLAP), considered since 2012 as one of the best private universities inMexico according to the ranking in the newspaper “El Universal”, currently has 75  licenciatura and graduate programs in

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Science
  • Social Science
  • Engineering
  • Business and Economics

UDLAPhas only one campus, locatedin Cholula, an ancient city of great cultural richness with unique scenery,traditions, and history, only 20 minutes from Puebla, thecapital city of the state of Puebla that was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.The campus is on a former 17th century hacienda, which ischaracterized by its architecture, gardens, and biodiversity.  It has vanguard facilities, includingclassrooms, labs, computer rooms, library, and more.

Aninternational environment distinguishes UDLAP, with a multicultural community fromaround 60 different nationalities, 25% full-time professors from diversecountries, and the possibility of exchange programs with more than 30 countries.

Theacademic quality and integral formation of students is nationally andinternationally supported by its accreditations, such as the one awarded by FIMPES (Mexico) and the one granted since 1959by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). The latter was ratified at level 6 (the maximum possible),being only one of two universities outside the United States to have meritedthis distinction. This accreditation indicates that UDLAP has quality standardsequal to those of the U.S.

Inaddition, UDLAP was the first one-campus university in Latin America, and theonly in Mexico, to obtain 5 stars in the international QS Stars audit,earning five stars in the categories of Teaching, Employability, Internationalization,Academic Development, Facilities, Arts & Culture, and Inclusion.

For more information about studyingabroad at UDLAP, please contact the International Recruitment Office at [email protected] or enter the following link.

For all questions, callUDLAP at +(52) 222 229 2000 (ext. 3165). If you are calling from the US, pleasedial 1 844 873 2970.

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University Highlights

Universidad de las Américas Puebla (UDLAP) is one of the top Private universities in Cholula, Mexico. It is ranked #801-1000 in QS Global World University Rankings 2021.

Total students - 6,499


Total faculty staff - 555


Total students - 6,499


Total faculty staff - 555

QS Stars is a rating system that helps you select the right university based on your interests. It provides a detailed look at an institution, identifying which universities rate highest in the specific topics that matter to you, like facilities, graduate employability, social responsibility, inclusiveness, and more.

QS Stars Ratings for Universidad de las Américas Puebla (UDLAP)

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