Situated in San Andres Cholula, Puebla, the Universidad de las Américas Puebla (UDLAP) is one of Mexico´s most prestigious private universities. The surrounding area of San Andrés is known for being historically indigenous and still contains a larger indigenous population. It is also home to a great number of colonial era churches and traditional Mexican markets. The university is only 8km west of Pueblo city and 122km from Mexico city, both of which are easily in reach by bus or taxi.
Location: San Andres Cholula, Puebla, Mexico
City Population: 80,000
University Population: 7,500
Climate: It has a temperate climate with an average temperature of between 18 and 20C. There is a rainy season that lasts from May to October.
Nearest Airport: International Airport of Puebla
Why choose UDLAP?
- One of only seven universities in Latin America accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
- UDLAP has been very successful in Mexican collegiate sports; their teams are known as the Aztecs
- UDLAP offers a wide range of on-campus events such as academic, cultural and sporting events, which are open to both students and the local community
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