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Universidad de Guanajuato

Address: Calle Pedro Lascurain de Retana # 5, Zona Centro, 36000 Guanajuato, Gto., Mexico

Description Universidad de Guanajuato

  • Established: 1732
  • Type: State Higher Educational Institution
  • Location: Guanajuato, Mexico
  • Number of students: 24,000.

The academic traditions of Universidad de Guanajuato (UGto) are rooted in the 18th century. This educational project began with the Holy Trinity School, founded in 1732 at the initiative of Doña Josefa Teresa de Busto y Moya, which was created with the assistance of prominent members of the Guanajuato Society. The university is among the top 30 best universities in Mexico and is a member of the prestigious group Asociación Nacional de Universidades e Instituciones de Educación Superior (ANUIES).

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Universidad de Guanajuato

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  • Dates: year-round
  • Duration: 2-4 years.

The university offers undergraduate programs in the following areas:

  • Agribusiness
  • Architecture
  • Business management
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Hydraulic engineering
  • Mining
  • Public administration
  • Civil Engineering
  • Graphic design
  • Livestock and veterinary medicine
  • Story
  • Clinical psychology
  • Marketing
  • Mathematics
  • international trade
  • Metallurgy
  • Mechatronics
  • Music
  • Food engineering
  • Political science
  • Right
  • Computer Systems Design
  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Social anthropology
  • Theater art
  • Information Systems Management
  • Quality and productivity management
  • Physics
  • Physiotherapy and rehabilitation
  • Philosophy
  • Financial management
  • Chemistry
  • Surgery
  • Digital art
  • Experimental biology
  • Electrical Engineering, etc.


  • Dates: year-round.

Master's programs at the university are implemented in the following areas:

  • Astrophysics
  • Biology
  • Spanish American Literature
  • Story
  • Clinical researches
  • Constitutional justice
  • Engineering
  • Interagency Livestock
  • International Secure Agriculture
  • Management
  • Political analysis
  • Applied Linguistics in Teaching English
  • Regional urban development
  • Restoration of objects and monuments of architecture
  • Technology Management and Innovation
  • Criminal Law Sciences
  • Personnel Management
  • Physics
  • Philosophy
  • Finance
  • Chemical technology (process integration)
  • Electrical Engineering (Instrumentation and Digital Systems)
  • Epidemiology and Health Care Management.
from 2 500 $ / year

Doctoral studies

  • Dates: year-round.

Doctoral programs at the university are implemented in the following areas:

  • Architecture
  • Astrophysics
  • Physics
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Biology
  • Story
  • Engineering
  • Right
  • Culture and art
  • Psychology
  • Philosophy
  • Legal, Political, and Government Studies
  • Electrical Engineering


  • UGto is in the top 5% of the best educational institutions in the world
  • The university has international student exchange programs.

Equipment Universidad de Guanajuato

The main campus of the university is located in Guanajuato, Mexico. Other campuses located in Guanajuato include:

  • Celaya-Salvatierra Campus in Selaya
  • Irapuato-Salamanca Campus in Irapuato
  • León Campus in Leon.

University infrastructure includes its own library.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

  • Entrance fee = $ 1180
  • Cost of living in Mexico = $ 279 -522 $ / month.

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

To enter the university you must:

  • Education document
  • TOEFL 450
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Research Project (Master)
  • Entrance Exam Bulletin (Examination Sheet)
  • Motivation letter
  • Autobiography
  • Summary
  • Interview
  • Birth certificate / identity card
  • Photograph on a white background 2 pcs.

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Universidad de Guanajuato reviews

Recommendations on when to apply

Language courses, schools and children's language camps Primary and secondary education - private schools Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA
- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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