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Mexico: Universidad de Guanajuato
Guanajuato, Mexico (Exchange Program) (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Fall,
Full Year,
Homepage: Click to visit
Program Dates & Deadlines: Click here to view
Program Cost Fall,
Fact Sheet:
Best Fit Majors: Accounting, Agribusiness Management, Agricultural & Extension Education, Agroecology, Agronomy, Animal & Nutritional Sciences, Anthropology, Art Education, Art History, Biochemistry, Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Creative Arts, Dance, Economics, Education, Electrical Engineering, Exercise Physiology, Finance, General Business, Graphic Design, History, Hospitality & Tourism Management, Human Nutrition & Foods, Interior Design, International Studies, Landscape Architecture, Management, Management Information Systems, Marketing, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Mining Engineering, Music, Nursing, Philosophy, Physical Education Teacher Education, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Public Relations, Recreation, Parks, & Tourism Resources, Social Work, Sociology, Theatre, World Languages, Literature, & Linguistics Language of Instruction: Spanish
Program Options: Exchange Credits Earned: Variable
Program Description:


Mexico: University of Guanajuato
University of Guanajuato (UG) is a comprehensive university located in the beautiful and pleasant city of Guanajuato in central Mexico. UG has approximately 17,000 students. The primary language of instruction is Spanish, so 4-5 semesters of Spanish are necessary to study at UG. Intensive Spanish courses are often offered before the beginning of the semester to enhance students language abilities.



City: Guanajuato
Country: Mexico
Population: 5.4 million

Information: Guanajuato, officially Free and Sovereign State of Guanajuato, is one of the 31 states which, with the Federal District, are the 32 Federal entities of Mexico. It is divided into 46 municipalities and its capital city is Guanajuato.



UG offers courses at the Guanajuato campus in the fields of Architecture, Art and Design, Economic-Administrative Sciences, Natural and Exact Sciences, Social Sciences, Humanties, Law, Politics, Government and Engineering.

How to search for classes?
Courses can be found at the link here.
Click on “Guanajuato Campus”, then on the relevant academic division.
Courses are listed within their respective majors, so to find a chemical engineering course, for example, first click on “LICENCIATURA EN INGENIERI?A QUI?MICA”. Then, under “Plan de Estudios”, you will see course listings. Exchange students are not required to follow the semester-by-semester modules of instruction, and can choose from a variety of courses offered between different majors at will.



Financial aid and scholarships will apply! Students will pay university and study abroad tuition and fees, housing and meals to WVU.

Comprehensive travel and health insurance along with our emergency assistance provider coverage is provided by WVU for all study abroad students. For more information click here.

Other expenses include:
 * Airfare
* Passport and Mexican Student Visa
 * Books and Incidental Expenses




Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2018 02/01/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2018 03/01/2018 03/15/2018 TBA TBA
Full Year 2018-2019 03/01/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.