Universidad Autónoma de San Luis Potosí

country rank  26
world rank  2991

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University Overview

Founded in 1859, Universidad Autónoma de San Luis Potosí (Autonomous University of San Luis Potosí) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of San Luis Potosí (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), San Luis Potosi. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Ciudad Valles, Ríoverde, Matehuala. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico (Secretariat of Public Education, Mexico), Universidad Autónoma de San Luis Potosí (UASLP) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad Autónoma de San Luis Potosí (UASLP) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 159 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this Mexican higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Autonomous University of San Luis Potosí
Acronym UASLP
Founded 1859
Motto Siempre Autónoma por Mi Patria Educaré
Always autonomous, for my fatherland's sake, I shall teach
Colours Blue and yellow

University Location

Address Álvaro Obregón No. 64, Colonia Zona Centro
San Luis Potosí (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
78000 San Luis Potosi
T +52 (444) 826 1381
F +52 (444) 826 1382
Other locations Ciudad Valles, Ríoverde, Matehuala

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int'l student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Admission Rate 40-50%
Admission Office Álvaro Obregón N° 64 Colonia Zona Centro
San Luis Potosí 78000
+52 (444) 8261321
(444) 8261363

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 3,000-3,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Universidad Autónoma de San Luis Potosí's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico


  • Asociación Nacional de Universidades e Instituciones de Educación Superior (ANUIES)
  • Consorcio de Universidades Mexicanas (CUMEX)

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018