UANL Ranked Second in Mexico


Our undergraduate programs in biology, medicine, and chemical engineering placed first in the 2017 national ranking of best universities posted by Universal Online.


Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon took the second position in the national ranking of universities posted by Universal Online.
In the list “The Best Universities of 2017, UANL stood out among other higher education institutions due to the quality of its researchers, professors, and international accreditations.
UANL ranked only one place below Universidad Autonoma de Mexico, becoming the best university in the northern part of the country.
The ranking made by The Universal Online in 2017 evaluate the higher education institutions on seven entities in the Mexican Republic: Mexico City, State of Mexico, Puebla, Queretaro, Morelos, Jalisco, and Nuevo León. These institutions play a part on the National Association of Universities and Higher Education Institutions or in the Mexican Federation of Private Institutions of Higher Education. 
The positioning of the institutions was made through the evaluation of the professors; they answered a survey rating the higher educational institutions. Though, they did not evaluate the one they represent. 
The opinion from the public and private sector was considered about the training of students that nowadays take a part on the working life.

UANL stands out in Biology, Medicine and Engineering 
According to The Universal Online ranking, Engineering and Health Sciences academic programs helped to improve UANL rank.
A total of 25 academic programs within 30 academic institutions were analyzed and UANL stood out in the Top Ten.
Biology, Chemical Engineering and Medicine are in the top, while Dentistry, Economics, Civil Engineering and Electrical Engineering are in second place. 
Some other academic programs are Actuary, Philosophy, History, and Mechanical Engineering in third place. Some others ranked in the Top Ten are Graphic Design, Psychology, Mathematics, Industrial Engineering, Accounting, Administration, International Relationships and Architecture.
Among the 2017 Top Ten Universities are:
1. - Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM)
2.- Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León (UANL)
3.- Universidad de las Américas Puebla (UDLAP)
4.- Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana (UAM)
5.- Universidad Iberoamericana (IBERO) 
6.- Instituto Politécnico Nacional (IPN)
7.- Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE)
8.- Universidad Anáhuac de México (ANÁHUAC)
9.- Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla (BUAP)
10.- Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro (UAQ)


By: Blanca Medina Viezca / Eduardo Loredo Rivera
Date: March 17, 2017.
Photo: UANL