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Universidad Estado de Puebla or Popular Autonomous University of Puebla State is one of the most renowned universities in Mexico. Here are some details on the University, read on!

Universidad Estado de Puebla

The Universidad Popular Autonoma del Estado de Puebla (UPAEP) or Popular Autonomous University of Puebla State is a renowned higher education Institute of Mexico. It is a private university run by catholic management. It was founded in 1973 at ex-hacienda La Noria by a group of people including teachers and students of Benemerita Universidad Autonoma de Puebla (BUAP or Meritorious Autonomous University of Puebla), after breaking up with the organization. It has moved to a new location now - Puebla. The primary motive of the university is to serve the members of the community. The university which offers a number of accredited educational programs is famous for its academic excellence. The university is highly committed to its social and cultural responsibilities. It constantly works for the benefit of indigenous students and takes special care to provide easy access for them. The educational programs at UPAEP are designed in such a way that it help marginalized group of students to develop self-esteem. The university makes sure that the students appreciate various cultures represented in the organization. The most amazing fact is that the university has a different pattern of buildings and campus. The buildingsof UPAEP are identical to the surrounding streets and are scattered throughout the colony.

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Why UPAEP
It is quite natural for a student to have this question in mind. Well, your question will be answered as you read on. UPAEP is one of the mightiest educational institutes in Mexico. It offers educational programs at all levels, starting from Kindergarten to primary school, junior high school, high school and higher education too. Apart from educational programs, it also supports sports and games. The University has a highly active sports division. UPAEP is recognized by the ministry of education of Mexico. The courses offered at UPAEP are valued across the world.

Sports Division
The sports department of the University is highly active and efficient. one of the most important games is basketball and the University's team has won many tournaments and competitions, taking the name of the University to greater heights. CoNADEIP is a private organization formed by the most famous private institutions of Mexico. It has been awarded the 5th position in the University's sports department. The University currently excels in seven sports:
  • Basket ball
  • Soccer
  • Indoor Soccer
  • Tennis
  • Swimming
  • Track & Field
  • Tae Kwon Do
Pathway Programs
The University is highly concerned about improving the indigenous student community and has designed pathway programs for the benefits of the same. The program has been proved effective showing marked improvement in academic performances. The outcomes of the pathway program are as follows:
  • The overall performance rate of the indigenous students were 8 in 2002, but has now increased to 8.6.
  • The total number of indigenous students was 700 in 2002. Now it is over 1000.
  • The University offered a number of classes to improve writing skills, English language skills and also conducted career counseling programs.
  • All these efforts brought marked increase in the overall development of indigenous student groups.
Affiliation and Membership
The University has membership in the following bodies:
  • Association of Pacific Rim Universities
  • Association Nacional de universidades e Instituciones deEducacion Superior (ANUIES) or National Association of Universities and Institutions of Higher Education
  • International Forum of Public Universities
Admission Procedures
Admission is done on the basis of tests and academic scores. Fill up the application form along with a pay slip for $400 (US). other documents to be submitted along with the application form are:
  • Black and white photograph (oval)
  • Copy of academic grades
  • Copy of birth certificate
  • Photostat copy of address proof
  • Identity proof of the guardian
For admission to a medical course, candidates should have at least an average of 8 points in the grade scale and should be less than 23 years of age.

Tuition Fees
Tuition fees for international students are as given below:
Graduate - 0-1000 USD
Postgraduate - 1000-2500 USD
Apart from tuition fees there are extra charges for medical assessment, medical insurance, etc. Total educational expenses include books, transportation, accommodation, food and other common living expenses.

Courses offered
There are numerous courses offered at the University in the following disciplines.

Bachelor's Degree Programs
Bachelor's degree courses are offered under these disciplines
  • Arts and humanities
  • Business and Social Sciences
  • Engineering
  • Language and cultural studies
  • Medicine and Health
  • Science and Technology
Master's Degree Programs
  • Arts and Humanities
  • Business and Social Sciences
  • Engineering
  • Language and Cultural studies
  • Medicine and Health
  • Science and Technology
Doctorate Degree Programs
  • Arts and Humanities
  • Business and Social Sciences
  • Engineering
  • Language and Cultural Studies
  • Medicine and Health
  • Science and Technology
Apart from these programs, associate degrees and certificate programs or diploma programs are also offered at the University.

Contact Details
Email: admisiones@upaep.mx

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