Universidad de las Américas Puebla offers quality study programs of academic excellence through its faculty of 300 full time professors.  95% of them have graduate degrees, and 4 out of 10 are members of the National System of Researchers.

UDLAP aims its efforts to deliver a high level educational service, through an integral formation of its students in a multicultural environment based on respect and international cooperation.

All study programs have an Official Study Certification (RVOE) granted by the Secretary of Public Education and are recognized by different universities in Latin America, Europe, and the educational system of the United States.

Our students may study part of their program abroad for an enriched experience, or carry out professional practices in other countries, thus broadening their field of study or professional development.

In addition, study programs have the accreditation of COPAES (Council for Higher Education Accreditation), and CIEES (Inter-institutional Committee for Higher Education Evaluation), as well as other international accreditations.



Fundación Universidad de las Américas, Puebla is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools - Commission on Colleges to grant bachelor, master and doctoral degrees.  You may contact the Commission on Colleges by mail (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, USA), or by phone (+1-404-679-4500) to request further information on the accreditation of Fundación Universidad de las Américas, Puebla.

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Fundación Universidad de las Américas, Puebla, through its Institutional Development Office, has retained a status of outright accredited and affiliated university before the FIMPES’s system of acceptance and permanence for its campus on Ex Hacienda Santa Catarina Mártir, 72820 San Andrés Cholula, Puebla.

Accreditations for Academic Programs
(3) Accreditations by the Accreditation Council for Higher Education (COPAES)

Accredited Programs
Accreditation Council on Teaching of Accounting and Administration, C.A.

Business Administration
International Business Administration
Financial Strategies and Public Accounting
Information Technology Administration
National Accrediting for Programs in Architecture and Living Space Disciplines, C.A.

Interior Architecture
Accreditation Board of Engineering Education, C.A.

Food Engineering
Industrial Engineering
Electronics Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Mechatronics Engineering
Civil Engineering
Computer Systems Engineering
National Council for Psychology Education and Research C.A.

Clinical Psychology
Organizational Psychology
National Council of Education and Professional Practice for Chemical Sciences C.A.

Clinical Biochemistry
Nanotechnology and Molecular Engineering
Accreditation Council of Communication C.A.

Communications Sciences
Accreditation and Certification Association for Social Sciences, C.A.

Cultural Anthropology
Political Science
Educational Innovation
International Relations
Multicultural Relations
National Council for Tourism Education Quality

Hotel and Restaurant Administration
Culinary Arts
Committee on Accreditation and Certification for Biology Degrees, C.A.

Mexican Accreditation Council for Pharmaceutical Education, C.A.

Pharmaceutical Sciences
Mexican Accreditation Council for Design Programs, C.A.

Visual Information Design
Accreditation Council for Legal Education, C.A.

Accreditation Council of Higher Education for the Arts, C.A.

Fine Arts
Accreditation Council of Humanities Educational Programs

Art History
Languages Studies
National Accreditation Council of the Economic Science, C.A.

Banking and Investments
Accreditation Council of Educational Programs in Physics, C.A.

Mexican Accrediting Council of Medical Education, C.A.

Medical Surgeon
(4) Acknowledge of good quality programs by the Interinstitutional Committees for the Evaluation of Higher Education (CIEES)
Evaluated Programs
Interinstitutional Committees for the Evaluation of Higher Education

Actuarial Sciences
(5) International Accreditations
Accredited Programs
Institute Food Technology

Food Engineering
Accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commision of ABET

Civil Engineering
Industrial Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Mechatronics Engineering
(6) Graduate Programs accredited by the National Council of Science and Technology (CONACYT)

Accredited Programs
National Council of Science and Technology

PhD program in Creation and Culture Theories
Effective dates
Accredited Programs Awarding Body Validity
UDLAP FIMPES Spring 2024
Communication Sciences CONAC Reaccreditation in progress
Cultural Anthropology ACCECISO Reaccreditation in progress
Hotel and Restaurant Administration CONAET Reaccreditation in progress
Biology CACEB Reaccreditation in progress
Culinary Arts CONAET 05-12-2017
Multicultural Relations ACCECISO 06–12-2017
Pharmaceutical Sciencies COMAEF 10-12-2017
Information Technology Administration CACECA 28–12-2017
Visual Information Design COMAPROD 12–02-2018
Law CONAED 27–02-2018
Dance CAESA 21–05-2018
Music CAESA 21–05-2018
Theater CAESA 21–05-2018
Fine Arts CAESA 21–05-2018
Educational Innovations ACCECISO 16-12-2018
Art History COAPEHUM 31-01-2019
Humanities COAPEHUM 31-01-2019
Literature COAPEHUM 31-01-2019
Clinical Biochemistry CONAECQ 12-06-2019
Languages Studies COAPEHUM 08-08-2019
Political Science ACCECISO 13-08-2019
International Relations ACCECISO 13-08-2019
Economics CONACE 06-02-2020
Physics CAPEF 11-02-2020
Banking and Investments CONACE 17-02-2020
Architecture ANPADEH 30-06-2020
Food Engineering CACEI 03-12-2020
Industrial Engineering CACEI 03-12-2020
Electronics Engineering CACEI 03-12-2020
Food Engineering IFT Otoño 2020
Computer Systems Engineering CACEI 12-04-2021
Nanotechnology and Molecular Engineering CONAECQ 23-06-2021
Clinical Psychology CNEIP 26-09-2021
Organizational Psychology CNEIP 26-09-2021
Medical Surgeon COMAEM 25-10-2021
Civil Engineering CACEI 07-12-2021
Mechanical Engineering CACEI 07-12-2021
Mechatronics Engineering CACEI 07-12-2021
Chemical Engineering CACEI 07-12-2021
Actuarial Sciences CIEES 31-01-2022 (Level 1)
Business Administration CACECA 10-03-2022
International Business Administration CACECA 10-03-2022
Marketing CACECA 10-03-2022
Financial Strategies and Public Accounting CACECA 10-03-2022
Interior Architecture ANPADEH 30-06-2022

For more information about institutional accreditations, please contact:

Mtro. Omar Valdiviezo Hernández
Director of Institutional Academic Effectiveness
Office: HU 216E
Telephone: (222) 229 2000 ext. 4308

Mtra. María Gracia Hernández Muñoz
Head of International Accreditations
Office: HU 216H
Telephone: (222) 229 2000 ext. 4873

Mtra. Laura Elizabeth León Velasco
Head Of National Accreditations
Office: HU 216
Telephone: (222) 229 2000 ext. 2305