Universidad de Guanajuato

country rank  18
world rank  2228

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University Overview

Founded in 1945, Universidad de Guanajuato (University of Guanajuato) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Guanajuato (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Irapuato, Leon, Celaya, Salamanca, Salvatierra, Silao. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico (Secretariat of Public Education, Mexico), Universidad de Guanajuato (UGto) is a large (EduListing enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad de Guanajuato (UGto) 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 EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 75 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name University of Guanajuato
Acronym UGto
Founded 1945 Origins date back to 1732
Motto La Verdad os hará libres
The Truth Shall Make You Free

University Location

Address Lascurain de Retana No. 5, Colonia Centro
Guanajuato (population range: 50,000-249,999)
36000 Guanajuato
T +52 (473) 732 0006
F +52 (473) 735 1902
Other locations Irapuato, Leon, Celaya, Salamanca, Salvatierra, Silao

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

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 and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Lascurain de Retana Nº 5 Colonia Centro
Guanajuato 36000
+52 (473) 7320006

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Continuous
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universidad de Guanajuato's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
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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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020