Autonomous University of Baja California

World University Rankings 2020
401–600 th
Impact Rankings 2020
Latin America Rankings 2019
Av Alvaro Obregon y Julian Carrillo s/n, Colonia Nueva, Mexicali, Baja California, 21100, Mexico

Universidad Autónoma de Baja California

In UABC we promote a variety of options to help our students experience an integral education with a sense of social responsibility for them to participate intensively in a wide range of growth possibilities, such as: a comprehensive tutoring system, internships linked to public and private sectors, cultural and sports activities, entrepreneurship, knowledge dissemination, and community service. We also encourage our students to learn in other languages, and to have life experiences in different cultures, universities and countries. 

Principles :

The Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Baja California was created as a public service institution, decentralized from the state administration, with full juridical capacity and with the following purposes: to give preparatory and superior education to train professionals; to promote and carry out scientific research, giving preference to those that tend to solve state and national problems; and to expand the benefits of culture.

In realising these goals, the university is inspired by the principles of academic freedom and free inquiry in research, welcoming all currents of thought and trends of a scientific and social nature, for the exclusive purposes of teaching and research.

Mission :

  • To develop professionals competent in local, national, cross-border and international matters; with qualities of critical thinking, creativity, solidarity and entrepreneurship; with a global vision and ethical commitment – aware of their participation in global sustainable development and capable of transforming their environment responsibly
  • To promote, generate, apply, disseminate and transfer knowledge to contribute to sustainable development, innovation, the advancement of science, technology, arts and humanities, and to improve welfare of citizens and the Baja California community

Vision :

By 2025, the Universidad Autónoma de Baja california (UABC) envisages to

  • Be widely recognized as a socially responsible institution that contributes, with opportunity, relevance and the best quality standards, and to improve welfare in the Baja California community and the country
  • Be one of the five best institutions of higher education in Mexico and one of the first 50 in Latin America in university education, knowledge generation, innovative application and knowledge transfer, and in the promotion of science, culture and art

Institutional programs :

  1. Educational opportunities
  2. Educational quality
  3. Integral training process
  4. Academic ability
  5. Research, innovation and development
  6. Linkage and collaboration
  7. Internationalization
  8. Infrastructure
  9. Environmental management
  10. Art, culture and sport
  11. Communication, image and identity.
  12. Management with transparency and accountability

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Key statistics

  • 17.7
    No. of students per staff
  • 2%
    Percentage of International Students
  • 53 : 47
    Student Ratio of Females to Males
  • 59,507
    Number of FTE Students
Based on data collected for the (1) 2020 World University Rankings



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