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National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM)

College of Veterinary Medicine


Office of Undergraduate Studies (División de Estudios Profesionales)
College of Veterinary Medicine (FMVZ)
Av. Universidad 3000
Circuito Interior
Delegación Coyoacán
México D.F. 04510
Telephone: 56 22 58 80
Webpage:
www.fmvz.unam.mx , http://escolar.fmvz.unam.mx
Email: fmvyz@galois.dgae.unam.mx

APPLICATION INFORMATION

Undergraduate admission of new students to the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) is done through the General Administration Scholar Affairs Direction (DGAE).

The applicants to the College of Veterinary Medicine, students are evaluated in terms of their general academic background, with emphasis on Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics.

There are two annual applications dates: January and April. Information for specific applications dates can be reviewed at www.escolar.unam.mx (the semester starts in August).

Application forms can be found at the same website. The number of available positions is 450, without distinction for Mexican or foreign applicants.

RESIDENCY IMPLICATIONS

There are no resident implications. All the students have to take the admission test. Recommendation letters are not needed.

PREREQUISITES FOR ADMISSION

Applicants must have at least a high school average grade of 70%.

Minimum of semesters needed in:

Courses
Semesters
Mathematics 4
Physics 4
Inorganic and organic chemistry 4
Principles of biology and general biology 4
Social sciences / humanities 6
Electives ( selected topics on biology, statistics, morphophysiology or physicochemistry) 
2

For students from foreign high schools, beside the admission test, they have to submit all necessary official documents to “Dirección General de Incorporación y Revalidación de Estudios (DGIRE) UNAM”. Submission instructions can be found at http://www.dgire.unam.mx/contenido/home.htm.

Foreign students whose primary language is not Spanish will have to do a proficiency Spanish language test.

Required undergraduate GPA: It is not necessary

AP credit policy: Is not part of the admission requirements

Course completion deadline: It is based on the application dates, in January and June.

Standardized Examinations: They are not used

Additional requirements and considerations: Foreign students must have a good command of the Spanish language

SUMMARY OF ADMISSION PROCEDURE

Timetable

The next application dates can be checked at www.escolar.unam.mx

Deposit: It is not necessary

Deferments: Considered on an individual basis, and ordinarily granted for personal reasons, illness, lack of economic resources or other situations beyond the control of the students.

Evaluation criteria: Grade of 80% or above in the admission exam.

2015–2016 ADMISSIONS SUMMARY

Number of Applicants: 3,285

Number of New Entrants: 86 (2.6% admission rate)

EXPENSES FOR THE 2012–2013 ACADEMIC YEAR

(subject to change)

Tuition and fees: $2,000 USD per year


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