Universidad de Guanajuato

The Universidad de Guanajuato (in English, the University of Guanajuato) is a university based in the Mexican state of Guanajuato, made up of about 33,828 students in programs ranging from high school level to the doctorate level. Over 17,046 of those are pursuing undergraduate, masters, and doctorate degrees. The university offers 153 academic programs, including 13 doctorates, 39 masters programs, and 65 bachelor's degrees. The university has schools in fourteen cities throughout the state of Guanajuato.

University of Guanajuato
Universidad de Guanajuato
MottoLa Verdad Os Hará Libres (Spanish)
Motto in English
The Truth Shall Make You Free
Students30,774 [1]
Location, ,
ColoursWhite, gold and blue
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The University's main building in the historic center of Guanajuato City.
Universidad de Guanajuato noche
View of the Templo de la Compañía from the courtyard of the former Faculty of Industrial Relations


The university traces its history back to the educational institute called the Hospice of the Holy Trinity, which was established on October 1, 1732. On August 29, 1827, upon the signing of the first constitutional government, the school changed its name to the College of the Immaculate Conception and fell under government responsibility. Programs founded around this time included Mining, Law, Painting, Sculpture and Architecture. In 1831, a library was established.

The name of the college changed again in 1867, this time to the National College of Guanajuato. During the following decade, technical programs at the school grew rapidly, as did research. Finally, in 1945, the college changed its name to the University of Guanajuato, and the school was granted autonomy by the state legislature beginning on May 21, 1994.


Increase, preserve and share all knowledge aimed towards the upright development of the human being, through the preservation of its environment and the construction of a democratic, just and free society.


The University of Guanajuato is a public institution offering highschool and university education.

Academic structure

Edificio Principal, Campus UCEA, Universidad de Guanajuato
Campus DCEA, Guanajuato.
Campus Celaya-Salvatierra

Campus Celaya-Salvatierra

  1. Division of Health Sciences and Engineering
  2. Division of Social and Administrative Sciences

Campus Guanajuato

  1. Division of Architecture, Art and Design
  2. Division of Economic-Administrative Sciences
  3. Division of Natural and Exact Sciences
  4. Division of Social Sciences and Humanities
  5. Division of Law, Politics and Government
  6. Division of Engineering

Campus Irapuato-Salamanca

  1. Division of Life Sciences
  2. Division of Engineering

Campus León

  1. Division of Sciences and Engineering
  2. Division of Health Sciences
  3. Division of Social Sciences and Humanities

High School System

  1. Escuela de NIvel Medio Superior de Celaya
  2. Escuela de NIvel Medio Superior de Guanajuato
  3. Escuela de NIvel Medio Superior de Irapuato
  4. Escuela de NIvel Medio Superior de León
  5. Escuela de NIvel Medio Superior Centro Histórico de León
  6. Escuela de NIvel Medio Superior de Pénjamo
  7. Escuela de NIvel Medio Superior de Salamanca
  8. Escuela de NIvel Medio Superior de Salvatierra
  9. Escuela de NIvel Medio Superior de San Luis de la Paz
  10. Escuela de NIvel Medio Superior de Silao


  1. ^ "Universidad de Guanajuato". Retrieved December 12, 2010.


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Coordinates: 21°01′02″N 101°15′11″W / 21.017273°N 101.253098°W


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