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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.
There are no resident
implications. All the students have to take the admission test. Recommendation
letters are not needed.
Applicants must have at least a
high school average grade of 70%.
Minimum of semesters needed in:
Inorganic and organic chemistry
Principles of biology and
Social sciences / humanities
selected topics on biology, statistics, morphophysiology or physicochemistry)
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.
It is not necessary
not part of the admission requirements
It is based on the application dates, in January and June.
They are not used
requirements and considerations:
Foreign students must have a good
command of the Spanish language
OF ADMISSION PROCEDURE
The next application dates can
be checked at www.escolar.unam.mx
It is not
an individual basis, and ordinarily granted for personal reasons, illness, lack
of economic resources or other situations beyond the control of the students.
of 80% or above in the admission exam.
Number of Applicants: 3,285
New Entrants: 86 (2.6% admission rate)
FOR THE 2012–2013 ACADEMIC YEAR
(subject to change)
Tuition and fees:
USD per year
Last Updated 3/21/2017 srb