According to the study carried out by El Universal, Universidad de las Américas Puebla is the best private institution of higher education in Mexico for the third consecutive year.
“UDLAP participates in the national ranking carried out by El Universal newspaper. We have collaborated in this ranking for many years, and we continue to reach levels that recognize the quality and prestige of the university”, commented during an interview Mariana Zozaya Rodrígue, Director of External Classifications of Universidad de las Américas Puebla,. She said that in the 2018 ranking UDLAP is placed as the third best higher education institution and that in addition, as a private institution, 18 of its academic programs were ranked in the first three places. The Business Administration and Marketing programs are in first place among all national universities that participate in this ranking. “UDLAP is the university with the most ranked academic programs in this study”, she affirmed.
When asked about the benefits of participating in these rankings, Mariana Zozaya said that they mainly are to detect what happens outside the university, what goes on in other institutions, becoming aware of what UDLAP is doing well, what is excellent and that which will allow the university to develop further to maintain the quality it has today.
It is important to mention that El Universal is one of the most prestigious national newspapers and its printed edition has different supplements and publications directed at different audiences. In 2007 it made a strong commitment with education, and year after year researches and publishes its ranking of the best universities in Mexico.
About their evaluation format, the Higher Education Institutions (IES) ranking , El Universal considers three factors: quantitative information, provided by the universities and worth 60% of the ranking; employer surveys worth 20%; and professors surveys of the selected IES, worth another 20%.
Finally, it is important to note that day by day UDLAP reaffirms its commitment to educate leading professionals in their field, offering students and their parents the safety that Universidad de las Américas Puebla is based upon, as well as the best facilities and outstanding academic faculty to educate competitive, capable, and up-to-date alumni to meet the needs of society and companies. “This national ranking places the university as the best private institution of higher education in Mexico. This is a source of pride. It is the result of teamwork of students and graduates with professors”, said Mariana Zozaya Rodríguez, Director of External Classifications at UDLAP.