UANL at a Glance


Rogelio Garza Rivera



Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon was officially established on September 25th, 1933 by vote of the Honorable Congress of Nuevo Leon. With a legacy of 85 years, it is now the largest educational institution of northern Mexico and the third most important university in the country.


Schools and Programs

A total of 304 academic programs are offered at our 29 high schools, 26 undergraduate schools, and the Social Research Institute. Additionally, 31 of these programs are dual degree options that are taught in collaboration with other internationally prestigious universities.



More than 202,000 students are currently enrolled in academic programs at our high school, undergraduate, and graduate levels.



“Alere Flammam Veritatis”



Through its schools and campuses, UANL provides education to 29 municipalities of Nuevo Leon, a great part of the bordering states, and many students from the rest of the country.


Financial Aid

Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon awarded 219,520 grants and scholarships in 2018:

  • 89,090 for high school students
  • 124,407 for undergraduate students
  • 6,023 for graduate students



All of our high school programs have the highest national quality certification. Furthermore, 39 undergraduate programs and 20 graduate programs hold international accreditation.



In 2018, our athletes accomplished great things:

  • UANL won the National University Championships for the thirteenth year in a row, earning a total of 139 medals.
  • In the Mexican Amputee League, the Tigres soccer team earned their fourth consecutive title.
  • The Autenticos Tigres major league football team conquered the Aztec Bowl and the International Bowl, while the intermediate league team took the prize for the sixth consecutive year in the ONEFA Championship.



The UANL Integrated Library System gives access to a collection of 2,011,455 books and 45 databases by means of 37 library units.

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