Autonomous University of Puebla: Statistics

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Rank Ranking
#1166 of 14,131 In the World
#52 of 1,756 In Latin America
#7 of 538 In Mexico
#1 of 20 In Puebla
#393 of 1,451 For Condensed Matter Physics
Top50% For 18 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
35%
Enrollment
42,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
buap.mx
Languages
Spanish

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate35%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (bachillerato) and entrance examination (Prueba de Aptitud Académica)
Academic CalendarJanuary to December (January - May; August-December). Summer courses, June to August
Enrollment42,500
Full time employee4,750
Student:staff ratio9:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
11,886
Citations
152,150

Autonomous University of Puebla majors

by publication & citation count

Physics
3,340 / 87,581
Engineering
2,345 / 32,115
Chemistry
2,216 / 32,738
Materials Science
1,471 / 18,594
Biology
1,407 / 26,980
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
1,130 / 4,889
Medicine
820 / 11,758
Quantum and Particle physics
698 / 33,442
Environmental Science
644 / 3,680
Computer Science
630 / 9,510
Optical Engineering
561 / 9,589
Condensed Matter Physics
395 / 7,140
Psychology
367 / 7,000
Political Science
354 / 332
Geography and Cartography
352 / 893
Theoretical Physics
280 / 2,008
Nuclear Physics
279 / 35,377
Sociology
275 / 1,223
Chemical Engineering
253 / 3,781
Demography
224 / 2,283
Inorganic Chemistry
215 / 5,681
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
211 / 2,416
Nanotechnology
175 / 5,525
Art & Design
174 / 267
Business
167 / 314
Mathematics
165 / 886
Atomic and Molecular physics
161 / 2,493
Neuroscience
160 / 4,967
Automation and Control engineering
157 / 2,077
Ecology
151 / 1,238
Astrophysics and Astronomy
140 / 12,119
Organic Chemistry
137 / 2,362
Microbiology
135 / 3,988
Botany
127 / 1,645
Radiochemistry
118 / 2,371
Computational Linguistics
100 / 615
Economics
100 / 559
Philosophy
100 / 20
Pharmacy
95 / 645
Agricultural Science
92 / 893

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 68 72
1992 36 73
1993 59 79
1994 75 142
1995 69 133
1996 107 183
1997 107 201
1998 135 235
1999 150 331
2000 198 490
2001 243 732
2002 256 1071
2003 295 1294
2004 301 1403
2005 360 1844
2006 350 2379
2007 337 2576
2008 336 3513
2009 433 4705
2010 464 4984
2011 512 7359
2012 593 8222
2013 598 9662
2014 705 10538
2015 740 11221
2016 884 13560
2017 969 13398
2018 1086 13271
2019 1192 16432
2020 1159 18412
2021 1057 20308

Tuition

Undergraduate
Local students $500
International students $3,750

Programs and Degrees

Programs Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities +++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences ++++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics ++++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine ++++
Engineering | IT +++
Maths | Natural Sciences ++++
Especialización Accountancy, Chemistry, Engineering, Medicine, Nursing, Psychology, Stomatology
Maestría Accountancy, Administration, Architecture, Arts and Humanities, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Computer Science, Economics, Electronic Engineering, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Law, Linguistics, Mathematics, Microbiology, Nursing, Physics, Physiology, Social Sciences, Sociology, Stomatology
Doctorado Chemistry, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Environmental Studies, History, Law, Mathematics and Computer Science, Microbiology, Physiology, Sociology

Notable alumni

  1. Gustavo Díaz-Ordaz Bolaños

    Gustavo Díaz-Ordaz Bolaños
    Born in
    Mexico Flag Mexico
    Years
    1911-1979 (aged 68)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyerdiplomat
    Biography

    Gustavo Díaz Ordaz Bolaños was a Mexican politician and member of the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI). He served as the President of Mexico from 1964 to 1970.

  2. Luisito Comunica

    Luisito Comunica
    Born in
    Mexico Flag Mexico
    Years
    1991-.. (age 31)
    Occupations
    bloggeractortelevision producer
    Biography

    Luis Arturo Villar Sudek, better known as Luisito Comunica, is a Mexican YouTuber, blogger and Internet celebrity. His channel is the second most subscribed in Mexico, behind Badabun, as well as the seventh most subscribed in the Spanish-speaking world.

  3. Martha Érika Alonso Hidalgo

    Martha Érika Alonso Hidalgo
    Born in
    Mexico Flag Mexico
    Years
    1973-2018 (aged 45)
    Occupations
    graphic designerpolitician
    Biography

    Martha Érika Alonso Hidalgo was a Mexican politician of the National Action Party (PAN) who served as the first female governor of Puebla from 14 December 2018 until her death ten days later in a helicopter crash. She was the spouse of Rafael Moreno Valle Rosas, who was governor of Puebla from 2011 to 2017 and was also killed in the crash.

  4. Mario Marín Torres

    Mario Marín Torres
    Born in
    Mexico Flag Mexico
    Years
    1954-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Mario Plutarco Marín Torres is a Mexican politician affiliated with the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) who served as governor of the state of Puebla.

  5. Pablo Salazar Mendiguchía

    Pablo Salazar Mendiguchía
    Born in
    Mexico Flag Mexico
    Years
    1954-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Pablo Salazar Mendiguchía is a Mexican politician. He served as Governor of Chiapas from 2000 to 2006.

  6. Melquiades Morales

    Melquiades Morales
    Born in
    Mexico Flag Mexico
    Years
    1942-.. (age 80)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Melquiades Morales Flores is a Mexican lawyer and politician, affiliated with the Partido Revolucionario Institucional (PRI). Between 1999 and 2005 he served as governor of the state of Puebla.

  7. Enrique Doger

    Enrique Doger
    Born in
    Mexico Flag Mexico
    Years
    1957-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    José Enrique Doger Guerrero is a Mexican politician affiliated with the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI). From 2005 to 2008, he served as mayor of the city of Puebla after serving as rector of his alma mater, the Meritorious Autonomous University of Puebla. He currently serves as Deputy of the LXII Legislature of the Mexican Congress representing Puebla.

  8. Juan Carlos Lastiri

    Juan Carlos Lastiri
    Born in
    Mexico Flag Mexico
    Years
    1966-.. (age 56)
    Enrolled in the Autonomous University of Puebla
    Graduated with licentiate in lawyer
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Juan Carlos Lastiri Quirós is a Mexican politician from the Institutional Revolutionary Party. From 2009 to 2012 he served as Deputy of the LXI Legislature of the Mexican Congress representing Puebla.

General info

Alternative names BUAP
Benemerita Universidad Autonoma de Puebla
Founded 1587
Accreditation Subsecretaría de Educación Superior (SEP)
Motto Pensar bien, para vivir mejor
To think well, in order to live better
Colors royal blue
Affiliations and memberships Asociación Nacional de Universidades e Instituciones de Educación Superior (ANUIES)
Consorcio de Universidades Mexicanas (CUMEX)

Location and Contacts

Address Calle 4 Sur No. 104 Edificio Carolino, Colonia Centro
Puebla, Puebla, 72000
Mexico
City population 151,000
Phone +52 (222) 229 5500 Ext 3084
Fax +52 (222) 229 5500 Ext 5632

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