Universidad de las Américas Puebla

country rank  10
world rank  1274

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University Overview

Established in 1940, Universidad de las Américas Puebla (University of Las Américas, Puebla) is a private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of San Andrés Cholula (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Puebla. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico (Secretariat of Public Education, Mexico), Universidad de las Américas Puebla (UDLAP) is a coeducational higher education institution. Universidad de las Américas Puebla (UDLAP) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 78 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations.

University Identity

Name University of Las Américas, Puebla
Acronym UDLAP
Founded 1940
Motto Sapientia, Pax, Fraternitas
Wisdom, Peace, Fraternity
Colours Dark green and dark orange

University Location

Address Exhacienda de Sta. Catarina Mártir s/n
San Andrés Cholula (population range: 50,000-249,999)
72820 Puebla
T +52 (222) 229 2000
F +52 (222) 229 2096

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

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 Not reported
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Not reported
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 700-799
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Not reported
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Continuous
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Universidad de las Américas Puebla's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico


  • Federación de Instituciones Mexicanas Particulares de Educación Superior (FIMPES)
  • Asociación Nacional de Universidades e Instituciones de Educación Superior (ANUIES)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018