Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro

country rank  21
world rank  2558

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Established in 1951, Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro (Autonomous University of Querétaro) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Querétaro (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Queretaro. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): San Juan del Río. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico (Secretariat of Public Education, Mexico), Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro (UAQ) is a medium-sized (EduListing enrollment range: 8,000-8,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro (UAQ) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 69 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Autonomous University of Querétaro
Acronym UAQ
Founded 1951
Motto Educo en la verdad y en el honor
Colours White and light blue

University Location

Address Centro Universitario s/n, Planta Alta, Colonia Cerro de las Campanas, Apdo. Postal No. 184
Querétaro (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
76010 Queretaro
T +52 (442) 192 1200
F +52 (442) 216 4917
Other locations San Juan del Río

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 8,000-8,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Continuous
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico

Memberships and Affiliations

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

Academic Structure


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