Acreditations
UDLAP seeks academic excellence in its alumni and high quality research from its faculty. To that end, UDLAP focuses its efforts on offering an excellent well-rounded education and a multicultural environment based on international respect and understanding.

UDLAP is legally constituted as a foundation. All academic programs have been duly accredited and validated by the Ministry of Public Education of Puebla. Furthermore, its academic programs are recognized by various universities in Latin America, Europe and the United States of America. UDLAP students may study part of their academic program or participate in an internship program overseas, thus broadening their knowledge of themselves, of their discipline and of the world. In this way the education offered by UDLAP is more extensive and varied than other institutions of higher learning in Mexico.

Institutional Accreditations

  1. SACSCOC

    Fundación Universidad de las Américas, Puebla is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award undergraduate, master and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Fundación Universidad de las Américas, Puebla.


  2. FIMPES

    Fundación Universidad de las Américas Puebla is a fully accredited member of FIMPES the Federation of Private Mexican Institutions of Higher Education.

Academic Program Accreditations

  1. COUNCIL FOR THE ACCREDITATION OF HIGHER EDUCATION (COPAES)

    Innovation
      Accredited Program
    Consejo de Acreditación en la Enseñanza de la Contaduría y Administración
    CACECA
    Undergraduate Program in Business Administration
    Undergraduate Program in Marketing
    Undergraduate Program in International Business Administration
    Undergraduate Program in Finanzas y Contaduría
    Undergraduate program in Business and Information Technologies
    National Accreditor for Architecture and Disciplines of Habitable Space
    ANPADEH
    Undergraduate Program in Architecture
    Undergraduate Program in Interior Architecture
    Accreditation Council for Teaching Engineering
    CACEI
    Undergraduate Programs in Food Engineering Industrial
    Engineering Electronic and Communication
    Engineering Chemical
    Engineering Mechanical
    Engineering Mechatronics
    Engineering Civil Engineering
    National Council for Teaching and Research in Psychology
    CNEIP
    Undergraduate Program in Psychology
    National Council for Teaching and Practice in the Chemical Sciences
    CONAECQ
    Undergraduate program in Chemistry
    Undergraduate Program in Clinical Biochemistry
    Consejo de Acreditación de la Comunicación A.C.
    CONAC
    Undergraduate program in Communication
    Asociación para la Acreditación y Certificacióón en Ciencias Sociales
    ACCECISO
    Undergraduate program in Cultural Anthropology
    Undergraduate program in Archaeology
    Undergraduate program in Political Science
    Undergraduate program in Educational Innovation
    Undergraduate program in International Relations
    Undergraduate program in Multicultural Relations
    Consejo Nacional para la Calidad de la Educación Turística
    CONAET
    Undergraduate program in Hotel and Restaurant Administration
    Culinary Arts
    Comité de Acreditación y Certificación de la Licenciatura en Biología, A. C.
    CACEB
    Undergraduate program in Biology
    Comité de Acreditación y Certificación de la Licenciatura en Biología, A. C.
    COMAEF
    Undergraduate program in Pharmaceutical Sciences
    Consejo Mexicano para la Acreditación de Programas de Diseño
    COMAPROD
    Undergraduate program in Visual Information Design
    Consejo para la Acreditación de la Enseñanza del Derecho
    CONAED
    Undergraduate program in Law
    Consejo para la Acreditación de la Educación Superior de las Artes
    CAESA
    Undergraduate program in Dance
    Undergraduate program in Music
    Undergraduate program in Theater
    Undergraduate program in Fine Arts
    Council for the Accreditation of Educational Programs in Humanities
    COAPEHUM
    Undergraduate program in Art History
    Undergraduate program in Humanities
    Undergraduate program in Literature


  2. POSITIVE OPINION

    Accredited Program
    Consejo Mexicano para la Acreditación de la Educación Médica, A. C.
    COMAEM
    Medical Surgeon


  3. INTERNATIONAL ACCREDITATIONS


        Accredited Program
    Institute Food Technology
    IFT
    Food Engineering


  4. GRADUATE PROGRAMS ACCEPTED INTO THE NATIONAL COUNCIL ON SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY’S (CONACYT)
  5. REGISTRY FOR QUALITY GRADUATE STUDIES (PNPC).

        Accredited Program
    The national council on science and technology
    CONACYT
    MS Biotechnology
    MS Food Science
    MS Industrial Engineering
    MS Computer Science
    Doctorate in Food Science
    Doctorate in Computer Science
    Doctorate in Creation and Culture Theory

Each and every academic department is currently undertaking a self-study of all its undergraduate academic programs in order to obtain national accreditation from COPAES or CIEES (Comités Interinstitucionales para la Evaluación de la Educación Superior, A.C.). Some programs will be accredited by internationally renowned agencies. 

For more information on institutional accreditations, please contact:

Mtro. Enrique Silva Celma
Director of Institutional Accreditations
Oficina HA 116A
Telephone: +52 (222) 229 2000 ext. 2102
E-mail: enrique.silva@udlap.mx

Mtro. Juan Carlos Ley García
Head of International Accreditations
Oficina HA 116B
Telephone: +52 (222) 229 2000 ext. 4487
E-mail: carlos.ley@udlap.mx

Mtra. Laura Elizabeth León Velasco
Head of National Accreditations
Oficina HA 202B
Telephone: +52 (222) 229 2000 ext. 2305
E-mail: elizabeth.leon@udlap.mx

Ing. Omar Valdiviezo Hernández
Jefe de Evaluación e Investigación Educativa
Oficina HA 201A
Telephone (222) 229 2000 ext. 4308
E-mail: omar.valdiviezo@udlap.mx