University of Veracruz


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University of Veracruz History

University of Veracruz was established in the year 1944. It is a state and autonomous university which is situated in Veracruz in Mexico. It was formed after the amalgamation of higher education institutes in the region. Slowly and gradually, various education faculties, departments and services were set up.

University of Veracruz Programs, Courses and Schools

University of Veracruz is organised into 74 academic faculties, 40 research centres, six language centres and six art schools and other departments. It offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs in various disciplines of study. Students can also opt student exchange program, language courses and e-learning.

It is the largest university of Mexico with more than 80,000 enrolments and around 97% quality registrations. Additional courses include specialisation courses, special trainings, higher education trainings, continuing education, technical courses and research studies. It is known for its research programs.

University of Veracruz Campuses

University of Veracruz has five campuses which are spread across 14 cities of the state. Its campuses carry heritage along with its urban infrastructure. Campus services include cafeteria, innovation centres, museums, art centre, recreational area, auditorium, parking lot, transportation facilities, concert hall, publishing house, clinics, university houses, campus store and stationary. Student media has radio station, TV channel and editorials.

University’s library is the most up-to-date library with multi-storey departmental arrangement of books, catalogues, periodicals, guides and study materials. Databases, virtual library, online trainings, computer labs, study rooms, sitting area, loan services, internet access and printing services are available.

University of Veracruz Achievements and USP

University of Veracruz is the largest and prestigious universities of the country. It has been recognised internationally and nationally. U.S. News and World Report has ranked it at 12th place in Mexico, top 100 in Latin America and among top 1500 in the world. It has been mentioned in Webometrics University Rankings as top 60 in the continent and at 10th position in the country. Its students and teachings have achieved top rankings.

Students can apply for scholarships, grants and fees waivers which are sponsored by other associations and university. It covers major expenses of the student.

University of Veracruz Notable Alumni

Sara Ladron de Guevara (Anthropologist), Victor A. Arredondo (Politician), Flavino Rios Alvarado (Politician), Rogelio Franco Castan (Politician), Dalia Hernandez (Actress), Dagoberto Gama (Actor), Mike Coffman (Politician).

University of Veracruz Application Requirements


University of Veracruz Deadlines

Bachelors: March 13
Masters: April 24

Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific deadlines.

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