Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM)

Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM)
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Dates, Deadlines, and Costs
TermApp DeadlineStart DateEnd DateCost
FallApril 1early Augustlate DecemberBudget
Academic YearApril 1late Januaryearly JuneBudget
SpringSept 16early Augustearly JuneBudget
Program Information
  • GPA
  • 3.0
  • Language of Instruction
  • Spanish
  • Foreign Language Requirement
  • Yes
  • Class Eligibility
  • Junior, Senior, Sophomore
  • Program Open To
  • UA Students
  • Credit Type
  • Transfer Credit
  • Level of Study
  • Undergraduate
  • Housing Options
  • Homestay
  • Program Type
  • Exchange
Program Overview

UNAM is recognized around the globe as a world-class university,and the top university in Latin America for academic excellence. The main campus is located in the vibrant and diverse Mexican capital, Mexico City. This program allows students to better their Spanish and study their interests while enjoying the lively and culturally rich Mexican capital. 


UNAM is the top university in Latin America with over 150,000 students spread out in campuses throughout Mexico. Students must be proficient in Spanish prior to arriving in Mexico as classes will be taught in Spanish.

Students may take courses in the following fields:

  • Arts & Letters
  • Political Science
  • Social Sciences
  • Natural Sciences
  • Arts

*Campus location may vary according to courses the student takes. 



The main UNAM campus is located in Mexico City, the largest city in the America's. Mexico City is rich in history and culture; it was once the city of Tenochtitlan, the seat of the Aztecs. 

In addition, UNAM has a selection of campuses throughout Mexico.

***​​Students are encouraged to apply to the campus of their choosing, but applications are subject to review by the International Travel Safety Oversight Committee and Provost approval due to the current State Department Travel Advisory for Mexico.  Study at the campus of application cannot be guaranteed.


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