National Autonomous University of Mexico Ranking and Address

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National Autonomous of University of Mexico Information

The oldest and by far the largest university in Northern America the National Autonomous University of Mexico was given the go ahead by Charles I of Spain, who signed a Royal Decree in 1551. Nowadays the university has grown to be one of the most prestigious in the spanish speaking world and its running’s are overseen by president José Narro Robles. The main campus is situated at Ciudad Universitaria in the south of Mexico city, the buildings have such an historical influence that they have been given UNESCO World Heritage status.

The National Autonomous University of Mexico has 21 major faculties and schools enabling it to offer a very wide choice of subjects for study. The main areas covered by the faculty are:

Accounting and Administration;Architecture; Arts; Chemistry; Economics; Engineering; Higher Studies (Acatlán; Cuautitlán; Iztacala; Zaragoza); Law; Medicine; Music; Nursery and Obstetric; Odontology; Philosophy and Literature; Political and Social Sciences; Psychology; Sciences; Social Work; and Veterinarian Medicine.

Being one of the most prestigious spanish speaking establishments in the world has enabled the National Autonomous University of Mexico to acquire an enviable list of alumni and faculty including three nobel prize winners: Mario Molina (Chemistry); Octavio Paz (Literature); and Alfonso García Robles (Peace). Other influential people associated with the university include five presidents of Mexico (Carlos Salinas de Gortari; Miguel de la Madrid Hurtado; José López Portillo y Pacheco; José López Portillo y Pacheco; Miguel Alemán Valdés), writers such as Alfonso Reyes, Fernando del Paso and Salvador Elizondo, and the scientists Luis E. Miramontes, Miguel Alcubierre, Antonio Lazcano and Salvador Zubirán.

National Autonomous University of Mexico Address

The National Autonomous University of Mexico is located at the following address:
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Ciudad de México,
Distrito Federal,
México

Ranking and Quick Facts

Motto: Por mi raza hablará el espíritu (English: For my people will the spirit speak).

National Autonomous University of Mexico ranking
University world Ranking – Times 200 (UK)
= 192
University world Ranking – Jiaotong 500 (China)
151 to 202
American Rank (Jiaotong)
77 to 98
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México Facts
Students (Undergraduates / PG/ Total)
158,824
20,747
286,484
Faculty / Staff
33,141
Established
1551
Endowment (Mexican peso’s)
19,961 million
Endowment per student (peso)
c 70,000
Affiliations
Association of Pacific Rim Universities

Other well ranked universities and colleges in Central and South America include University of Buenos Aires, University of Sao Paulo, UNICAMP, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Universidade Estadual Paulista, and the  University of Chile.

References

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