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Universidad de las Americas, Puebla, School of Business and Economics

Universidad de las Américas Puebla (UDLAP) was founded in 1940. UDLAP is located in San Andres Cholula, five minutes from the city of Puebla and 120 kilometers from Mexico City, the country’s capital. Puebla is one of the richest cities in the country in colonial art and architecture. It is also one of the most important cities in industry, commerce, and agriculture.

The institution is renowned for its beautiful 197-acre campus that includes attractive buildings constructed in the colonial style, beautiful gardens, art exhibitions throughout the campus, and modern facilities.

The School of Business and Economics (SBE) is the largest of the five Schools at Universidad de las Américas Puebla (UDLAP). SACSCOC accredits the university since 1959, currently as a level VI institution. The SBE was founded in 1970 and now offers eight undergraduate and seven master’s programs. The School employs 62 full-time professors and 45 part-time professors and serves approximately 2,200 undergraduate and 500 graduate students. National agencies accredit all programs offered by the SBE. The SBE is AACSB accredited since March 2021.

In national rankings, all bachelor programs from the School of Business and Economics are positioned as the best programs in private universities in Mexico according to the Universal newspaper ranking.

International rankings, in the QS ranking by subject, SBE programs are classified among the best in the subjects: Hospitality & Leisure Management and Business & Management. The MBA offered by the SBE is the best program in Mexico according to the Latin American ranking of America Economía.


  • Accounting
  • CIS/ MIS
  • Economics/ Managerial Economics
  • Energy Management
  • Finance - incl Banking
  • Hotel/ Restaurant/ Tourism
  • International Business
  • Management
  • Marketing

Other Disciplines:

  • Culinary Arts


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  • Public


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* Tuition and fees are displayed in US dollars for ease of comparison, and are accurate as of July 1, 2016. A currency converter is available here, if you wish to see the rates in a different currency.

This profile was updated on September 01, 2021.