UACJ / Universidad Autonoma de Ciudad Juarez
Academic Exchange Students
Ciudad Juarez Mexico
Program A/B
2022 Spring (1st,2nd Cycle)
GPA 85%

General Information

Host Institution
UACJ es una universidad pública, establecida en 1973. Está ubicada en el área noroeste del estado de Chihuahua, en la frontera con El Paso, Texas, EE. UU.
Nuestra misión principal es crear, preservar y difundir el conocimiento. Nuestro objetivo es educar integralmente a graduados nacionalmente competitivos e internacionalmente reconocidos.
Matrícula total de más de 33,999 estudiantes. 33,018 de ellos estudian programas de pregrado y 981 estudian programas de posgrado.
UACJ se divide en cuatro institutos principales y 3 campus:
Diseño de Arquitectura y Artes
Ciencias sociales y administración
Ciencias Biomédicas
Ingeniería y Tecnología
Campus sur
Campus de Cuauhtémoc
Campus de Nuevo Casas Grandes

UACJ is a public university, established in 1973. It is located in the northwest area of Chihuahua State, bordering El Paso, Texas, USA.
Our primary mission is to create, preserve and disseminate knowledge. We aim to comprehensively educate nationally competitive and internationally recognized graduated students.
Total enrollment of over 33,99 students. 33,018 of them studying undergraduate programs, and 981 studying graduate programs.

UACJ is divided in four institutes and 3 campus:
Architecture, Design and Arts
Social Sciences and Administration
Biomedical Sciences
Engineering and Technology
South Campus
Cuauhtemoc Campus
Nuevo Casas Grandes Campus 
Mailing Address
Av. Plutarco Elias Calles 1210, Fracc. Fovissste Chamizal , Ciudad Juarez , Chihuahua

Study Abroad Year
Spring Semester
Nomination Deadline
1st cycle:08/Oct/2021
2nd cycle: 08/Oct/2021
Contact information

Accept Program A 10students / Semester
Accept Program B

0students / Semester

Local currencyPesos Mexicanos

Local currency exchange rate

1USD ≒20

Update date 28/Oct/2021 22:02:41
Outline ID 879

List of study programs that are open for international exchanges

Content Before you apply:
Competitive Grade Point Average (8.5 GPA, according to the grading system in Mexico)
All applicants are required to have completed the first year of study at their home Institution
Proof of Spanish proficiency

Supporting documents
Competitive Grade Point Average (8.5 GPA, according to the grading system in Mexico)
All applicants are required to have completed the first year of study at their home Institution
Proof of Spanish proficiency (Any certifacated will be accepted as long as it has a telephone number or e-mail where it can be corroborated)
Application form
Nomination letter to Yadira Isela Márquez González, MBA. Cooperation and Internationalization Subdirector.
Transcript of courses/records, signed and authorized by your home institution. Translated into Spanish.
Copy of passport
Statement of Purpose – Translated into Spanish
Current Curriculum Vitae – Translated into Spanish
Two academic references – Translated into Spanish
Spanish language test score certificate
Travel medical insurance (Send once you have been accepted)

Institute of Architecture, Design and Art
Architecture -Visual arts - Graphic design -Industrial design - Interior design - Music - Art Theory and Criticism - Digital and Interactive Media Design.

Institute of Biomedical Sciences
Biology - Physical education - Nursing - Medicine - Veterinarian - Nutrition- Dentistry - Chemistry

Institute of Social Sciences and Administration
Business administration - Security Sciences - Accounting - Law - Economy - Education- History - Spanish-Mexican literature
Psychology - Sociology - Social work - Tourism

Institute of Engineering and Technology
Aeronautical - Biomedical - Civil - Electrical - Physical - Industrial - Manufacturing - Mechatronics - Automotive Systems - Computer Systems - Digital Systems and Communications - Mathematics
Teaching Language All the programs are taught in spanish and it is an advance level of the language
Exchange Duration
1st Semester
From: 24/Jan/2022 To: 20/May/2022
2nd Semester
From: 01/Aug/2022 To: 18/Nov/2022
*Students can choose either 1 semester study or 2 semesters study

Language Proficiency Requirements

Accept Native English
TOEFL ITP: 526 - 566, TOEFL iBT: 87 - 98, IELTS: 7 - 8 or
DELE (Diplomas de Español como Lengua Extranjera): DELE B2

Academic Field
--Environmental Design/Architecture, --Landscape Architecture, --Urban Planning,
--Anatomy, --Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, --Biometry/Biometrics,
--Accounting, --Business Management, --Economics, --Finance,
--Advertising, --Digital Communication and Media, --Journalism, --Publishing,
--Early Childhood Education, --Educational/Instructional Technology, --Elementary Education, --Secondary Education, --Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language,
--Aeronautical Engineering, --Automotive Engineering Technology, --Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering, --Chemical Engineering, --Civil Engineering, --Computer Engineering, --Computer Software Engineering, --Electrical and Electronics Engineering, --Environmental Engineering, --Industrial Engineering, --Manufacturing Engineering, --Mechanical Engineering, --Robotics, and Automation Engineering, --Systems Engineering,
Health Sciences
--Dentistry, --Gerontology, --Medicine, --Nursing Science, --Nutrition Sciences, --Veterinary Sciences,
Hospitality and Tourism
--Tourism Management,
Law/Criminal Justice
--Business Law, --Criminology,
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Physical Sciences
--Chemistry, --Physics,
--Behavioral Sciences, --Clinical Psychology, --Developmental and Child Psychology, --Educational Psychology,
Social Sciences
--Political Science and Government, --Sociology, --Urban Studies,
Visual and Performing Arts
--Design and Visual Communications, --Digital Arts, --Graphic Design, --Interior Design, --Music Performance,
GPA 8.5 / 10 (85%)
Instruction Facilities and Other Supports Laboratories, Libraries, Gym, Language Center, Aquatic Center, arts and crafts, counseling, sport, student guide, Immediate Medical Attention Units, cultural activities by Students Intercultural Net (Initials in Spanish RIE).

Students’ reception at Juarez City Airport will be made by RIE, subject to availability
Scholarship information
Through Consortium
Housing Type
  • Home stay
  • Off Campus accommodation

  • At this time, UACJ does not have campus residences. However, once you have the acceptance letter, we will help you to find a comfortable place near your institute.

    Document to be sent once application approved
Housing charge
Local currency
  • Pesos mexicanos
Home stay
  • USD $260 per month
Off Campus accommodation
  • USD $260 per month
Cost of living

Estimated living cost per month excluding Housing Fee

$ 400 - 500 per month
Medical Insurance Required (For student)
Visa Process You can check if your country requires a study permit/visa to stay in Mexico at

In most cases, only students who are planning to study for more than 180 days will need it.

Also, we recommend to have USA visa.

Please visit the Mexican consulate or embassy near you for the most updated information.

Please also consider any country to transit - change flights - land - transfer - layover - and ensure that you have the appropriate documents for those countries as well.

The date by which the application forms should be received by your institution from UMAP IS.

Please inform prospective dates of acceptance if the dates would be later than UMAP's Timeline for onlire placement period. It helps students to choose their preferences.


Link to the Course List available for international students / Other related links

Regular Academic Calendar (indicate the period)

First Semester
From:24/Jan/2022To:20/May/2022(4 months)
Second Semester
From:01/Aug/2022To:18/Nov/2022(4 months)
Third Semester
Fourth Semester
Website of academic year

Semester Load in Credits/Units

1UCTS = 1Credit/1.5ECTS/3CATS *What's UCTS?


General Timetable and Requirements for Graduation

Total Number of Credits Needed for Graduation
Number of Years Typically Needed to Complete Undergraduate Program

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