Metropolitan Autonomous University: Statistics

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Rank Ranking
#766 of 14,134 In the World
#29 of 1,756 In Latin America
#3 of 538 In Mexico
#3 of 42 In Mexico City
#247 of 1,513 For Nutrition and Food Science
Top50% For 52 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
20%
Enrollment
45,000
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Master
Website
www.uam.mx
Languages
Spanish

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate20%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (bachillerato) and entrance examination
Academic CalendarSeptember to July (September - December; January-April; May-July)
Enrollment45,000
Full time employee5,000
Student:staff ratio9:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
26,250
Citations
315,380

Metropolitan Autonomous University majors

by publication & citation count

Chemistry
4,156 / 94,975
Engineering
3,206 / 48,401
Biology
3,172 / 60,184
Physics
2,958 / 44,107
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
2,818 / 66,837
Environmental Science
2,134 / 22,090
Medicine
1,848 / 96,532
Materials Science
1,680 / 27,318
Geography and Cartography
980 / 6,000
Political Science
811 / 2,445
Inorganic Chemistry
802 / 26,095
Computer Science
760 / 6,318
Sociology
655 / 2,939
Demography
571 / 56,123
Ecology
570 / 5,930
Business
545 / 4,842
Chemical Engineering
543 / 10,052
Botany
514 / 9,647
Psychology
494 / 12,659
Nutrition and Food Science
464 / 12,750
Art & Design
463 / 636
Economics
462 / 3,585
Theoretical Physics
409 / 3,816
Automation and Control engineering
408 / 4,551
Radiochemistry
406 / 8,298
Quantum and Particle physics
397 / 6,816
Biochemistry
395 / 12,875
Mathematics
386 / 4,088
Atomic and Molecular physics
315 / 5,381
Organic Chemistry
263 / 6,256
Philosophy
262 / 254
Animal Science
242 / 3,505
Microbiology
227 / 6,030
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
215 / 1,399
Environmental Management
213 / 3,219
Pharmacology
204 / 4,171
Computational Chemistry
186 / 4,917
Agricultural Science
181 / 2,058
Horticulture
176 / 3,290
Zoology
175 / 1,017

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 181 304
1992 232 437
1993 344 424
1994 425 556
1995 421 762
1996 416 840
1997 491 1185
1998 529 1275
1999 617 1527
2000 659 1904
2001 650 2089
2002 806 2758
2003 894 3229
2004 922 3725
2005 1003 4758
2006 1003 5880
2007 1033 6773
2008 1180 8300
2009 1368 9931
2010 1270 10987
2011 1400 13490
2012 1367 14940
2013 1424 17592
2014 1470 19836
2015 1529 22074
2016 1614 24404
2017 1695 28507
2018 1763 29032
2019 1615 33617
2020 1548 41735
2021 1322 47529

Tuition

UndergraduateGraduate
Local students $500$500
International students $500$500

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 +
Licenciatura Administration, Agronomy, Animal Husbandry, Applied Mathematics, Architecture, Arts and Humanities, Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Business Administration, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Communication Arts, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Economics, Electrical Engineering, Energy Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Food Technology, Geography, Graphic Design, History, Hydraulic Engineering, Industrial Design, Industrial Engineering, Information Technology, Law, Linguistics, Marine Biology, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Medicine, Metallurgical Engineering, Nursing, Nutrition, Pharmacology, Philosophy, Physical Engineering, Physics, Political Sciences, Psychology, Rural Planning, Social Policy, Social Psychology, Sociology, Spanish, Stomatology, Veterinary Science, Zoology
Especialización Acupuncture, Anthropology, Dentistry, Design, History, Literature, Oral Pathology, Sociology, Women's Studies
Maestría Anthropology, Arts and Humanities, Biological and Life Sciences, Biotechnology, Business Administration, Computer Science, Demography and Population, Design, Development Studies, Economics, Educational Sciences, Engineering, Gender Studies, Health Sciences, History, International Relations and Diplomacy, Management, Mathematics, Neurological Therapy, Pharmacy, Public Administration, Social Psychology, Social Sciences, Social Studies, Sociology, Town Planning
Doctorado Anthropology, Arts and Humanities, Biological and Life Sciences, Biology, Biotechnology, Business Administration, Design, Economics, Engineering, Health Sciences, History, Management, Social Sciences, Social Studies, Sociology

Metropolitan Autonomous University alumni

  1. Genaro García Luna

    Genaro García Luna
    Born in
    Mexico Flag Mexico
    Years
    1968-.. (age 54)
    Occupations
    engineerpoliticianpolice officer
    Biography

    Genaro García Luna is a former Mexican government official and engineer. He served as Secretary of Public Security in the federal cabinet.

  2. Beatriz Gutiérrez Müller

    Beatriz Gutiérrez Müller
    Born in
    Mexico Flag Mexico
    Years
    1969-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    writer
    Biography

    Beatriz Gutiérrez Müller is a Mexican writer, journalist, researcher, and the wife of the President of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador.

  3. Alfonso Durazo Montaño

    Alfonso Durazo Montaño
    Born in
    Mexico Flag Mexico
    Years
    1954-.. (age 68)
    Enrolled in Metropolitan Autonomous University
    1982-1986 graduated with licentiate degree in law
    Occupations
    politicianlawyercivil engineer
    Biography

    Alfonso Durazo Montaño is a Mexican politician who served as chief spokesman and private secretary of President Vicente Fox. Representing the National Regeneration Movement (MORENA), he is the current Governor of Sonora.

  4. Rosario Robles

    Rosario Robles
    Born in
    Mexico Flag Mexico
    Years
    1956-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    María del Rosario Robles Berlanga is a Mexican politician who served as the Secretary of Social Development in the cabinet of Enrique Peña Nieto. She also was substitute Head of Government of the Federal District ("Mayor of Mexico City") when Cuauhtémoc Cárdenas resigned from the post to run for the Mexican presidential election, in 2000. She was the first female Mayor of Mexico City.

General info

Alternative names UAM
Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana
Founded 1974
Accreditation Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico
Motto Casa abierta al tiempo
House open to time
Colors black, white
Academic structure Division of Basic Sciences and Engineering, Azcapotzalco
Division of Social Sciences and Humanities, Azcapotzalco
Division of Sciences and Arts for the Design, Azcapotzalco
Division of Natural Sciences and Engineering, Cuajimalpa
Division of Social Sciences and Humanities, Cuajimalpa
Division of Communication and Design Sciences, Cuajimalpa
Division of Basic Sciences and Engineering, Iztapalapa
Division of Biological and Health Sciences, Iztapalapa
Division of Social Sciences and Humanities, Iztapalapa
Division of Basic Sciences and Engineering, Lerma
Division of Biological and Health Sciences, Lerma
Division of Social Sciences and Humanities, Lerma
Division of Biological and Health Sciences, Xochimilco
Division of Social Sciences and Humanities, Xochimilco
Division of Sciences and Arts for the Design, Xochimilco
Affiliations and memberships Asociación Nacional de Universidades e Instituciones de Educación Superior (ANUIES)

Location and Contacts

Address Prolongación Canal de Miramontes, 3855
Mexico City, Mexico City, 14387
Mexico
City population 8,919,000
Phone +52 (55) 5483 4000 ext 1691
Fax +52 (55) 5483 4000 ext 1658

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