Cancun is known all over the world for its breathtaking white sand beaches and captivating azure blue water. Natural wonders, Mayan culture, aquatic activities, and adventure await you. International cuisine, outstanding golf courses, modern wellness facilities, exclusive retail centers, traditional handicraft markets, and shows, bars, and nightclubs all contribute to the city’s legendary nightlife. Apply today to spend a semester in Mexico with an extraordinary experience!
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One of the youngest and most modern universities in latin america
best university in mexico
best university in latin america
among the top 2% best universities worldwide
Learn in one of Mexico’s best private colleges while studying with local and foreign students. Take advantage of the opportunity to visit Cancun, Mexico’s most popular tourist resort. The Caribbean Sea is just in front of Cancun and Anáhuac University. Apply today to spend a semester in Mexico with an extraordinary experience!
Anáhuac Cancun University is the #3 highest ranked university in Mexico and the ideal choice for undergraduate and graduate studies and an academic community relentlessly aiming for the truth and the good. The Anáhuac Universities’ network is one of the largest and most well-known groups of higher education institutes worldwide. This network shares the same identity and educative methods while working closely together and is always committed to the comprehensive formation of leaders who will soon contribute to society’s social and cultural transformation. Today the Anáhuac Network is present in 18 countries and so far, more than 100.000 graduates.
Who is this program for?
|Semester dates||January 9th – May 30th, 2023|
|Orientation||January 6th – 8th, 2023|
|Application deadline||October 14th, 2022|
|Semester dates||August 7th – December 10th, 2023|
|Orientation||August 3rd – 4th, 2023|
|Application deadline||May 15th, 2023|
|Semester dates||January 8th – May 30th, 2024|
|Orientation||January 5th – 7th, 2024|
|Application deadline||October 14th, 2023|
You may apply for semesters in the upcoming years already.
*) Dates still tentative
At Anáhuac University, the following applies:
At Anáhuac University, most courses are equivalent to 6 credits. 6 Credits equivalent to at least 45 hours in the classroom per semester (16 weeks). In addition, the student must do homework and, where appropriate, hours of laboratory. Independent study time equals 3 hours of classes weekly.
In comparison, 1 US credit requires 15h of classroom lectures and 1 ECTS point equals 27h of study time (in the classroom + independent studies). Therefore, 1 Credit point at Anáhuac University equals 0,5 US credits or 0,83 ECTS Points.
At Anáhuac University, the following applies:
|Credits per course||Classroom hours (per week)||Classroom hours (per semester)|
Get the required documents (see list below)
Fill out and submit the online application form together with the required documents
You’ll get a confirmation of your study placement within one week, at best as quickly as in one day.
You’ll get a confirmation of your study placement in 1-7 days, starting when your application is complete with all the required documents.
The application fee invoice will be sent to you soon after the initial acceptance letter. This fee will be due within 10 days of receiving your confirmation. The application fee is non-refundable even if you decide to cancel (see below).
If you’re unable to participate in the study abroad semester, you have the right to cancel your participation up to 1 month before the semester starts with no extra cost (the application fee will not be refunded, however). Let us know about your cancellation by writing us an email at info[at]asiaexchange.org. Cancellations notified via phone, SMS, or by any other means will not be considered. For more detailed information on our cancellation policy, please see the terms and conditions for cancellation. We also reserve the right to cancel your participation if any of your fees becomes overdue. For more information, please see our terms and conditions.
You are required to have a valid accident and health insurance from your home country for the whole duration of the program. The university may request a copy of the insurance certificate at the beginning of the semester. See our recommended travel insurance providers.
Founded in 1964, Anáhuac Cancun University quickly grew to one of the leading private universities in Mexico, with 8 campuses across the country. The university is located in the south of Cancun, only minutes away from the Caribbean Sea. In fact, “Anáhuac” translates to “near the water”. The Universidad Anáhuac Cancún is an institution of higher education committed to the integral formation of people who exercise their leadership and thus contribute to the transformation of society and culture. The university is part of the Anáhuac University Network. A group of higher education institutions that shares one identity and an educational model of their own. They collaborate closely in most fields to ensure the promotion of consolidation, optimization of operations, enhancement of the growth of its members, and the promotion of its expansion and alliance with other institutions. Cancun ranked Top Destination in Latin America, Caribbean Region, welcoming over 25 million tourists in 2018. It is currently topping the list as the most popular destination in Latin America.
Blvd. Luis Donaldo Colosio Km 13.5 M 2 Zona 8 SM 299, Carr. Cancún – Tulum, 77565 Cancún, Q.R., Mexico
Q: Can I take Master’s level courses at Anáhuac University?
A: No, you cannot study master courses as an international student.
Q: Are there mandatory courses?
A: No, there are no mandatory courses.
Q: When are my course selections confirmed?
A: You will select your courses during the orientation week at the beginning of your semester.
Q: Can I drop out of a course or add a course after making the course selections?
A: Dropping out of courses is possible. However, adding courses depends on the availability of seats and the decision of your lecturers.
Q: How does the weekly schedule look like?
A: In general, you will have contact lectures from Monday to Friday. The teaching staff may be unable to show up for lectures for some reason from time to time. In this case, the class will be moved to another day or you will receive a replacement assignment.
Q: What is the required minimum attendance?
A: You must attend a minimum of 75 % of lectures and all mandatory workshops/excursions. You must also pass the mid-term and final exams to receive your grades. In case of sickness, you can discuss with the program staff regarding the excused absence.
Q: When do the exams take place?
A: All exams will take place inside the official semester dates at the end of the semester.
Q: What kind of costs are there regarding study materials?
A: There are no mandatory additional costs for international students in our programs. However, some optional excursions may require a small fee to be paid.
Q: Is there a dress code at Anáhuac University?
A: You should always cover your shoulders, belly, knees, and toes when on campus. Please bring enough proper, lightweight clothes with you from home as it can be difficult to find especially bigger clothes or shoes in Bali.
Q: What is the correct type of visa for studying at Anáhuac University?
A: Students who will be in Mexico for less than 180 days may enter with a tourist card with a maximum duration of 180 days. Students who will be visiting for a period longer than 180 days can apply for a student visa. Your study program or the Mexican consulate can help you with this process.
Q: When can I apply for my visa?
A: As soon as you receive the official acceptance letter from your host university. We will send this to you latest 1 month before the semester starts. You cannot apply for your visa with the initial acceptance letter from Beyond Abroad
Q: How can I find suitable accommodation options?
A: Read our accommodation guide for Mexico here.
Q: Should I book accommodation in advance or after arriving in Cancun?
A: It is entirely up to you. We always recommend our students book a hostel or hotel for the first days and explore the city before deciding where to live.
Q: How is the public transportation system in Cancun?
A: Cancun has an excellent infrastructure with a well-working public transportation system. At the same time, taxis are very affordable. Most students prefer Taxi services as they are more convenient.
Q: Which vaccinations do I need to take?
A: We recommend MMR, Tetanus-diphtheria, and hepatitis A and B. You can ask your doctor for possible other recommendations if you wish to travel to more rural areas.
Q: How are the hospitals in Cancun?
A: There are many international standard hospitals in Cancun that orientate closely to US standards.
Q: Do I need to have travel insurance? You are required to have valid accident and health insurance for the whole duration of the program. The university may request a copy of the insurance certificate at the beginning of the semester.
Q: What kind of costs should I be prepared for? In addition to tuition fees, you should be prepared to pay for the visa, flights, accommodation, and other living costs. The cost of living is relatively low in Cancun. The actual costs depend on your lifestyle.
Q: I need to have my learning agreement/certificate of enrollment signed. What should I do?
A: Please fill out the document and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will forward it to Anáhuac University for signing.
Q: When will I receive my Official Acceptance Letter? The electronic official acceptance letter will be sent to you by email at the latest 1 month before the semester starts.
Q: When will I receive my Transcript of Records?
A: The university prepares and sends the transcripts of records usually within 2-3 months after the end of the semester
“I never could have imagined what kind of a benefit this experience is in working life. I started to look for summer jobs and internships when I knew that I am coming to study here. I sent three applications to different places and I got all the jobs. Can you believe it, all three!”
“Study hard, learn as much as you can both culturally and academically, but always remember to make time for putting that cultural knowledge to use. Travel, grow and live in the moment.“
Diverse cultures and immersing yourself in them is a life-changing experience. Whether it is architecture, art of food, cultures are always awe-inspiring.
According to the QS Global Employer Survey Report, 6 out of 10 employers around the world give extra credit for an international student experience, and more than 80% said they actively sought graduates who had studied abroad.
Mexico is not only a popular holiday destination but is also attracting international students from all over the world. In the latest QS Higher Education System Strength Rankings, Mexico took 31st place. With Beyond Abroad, you can study at one of Mexico’s best universities in the most popular destination in Latin America. The Anáhuac Cancun University is the largest private university in Cancun, the number 1 tourist destination in Latin America and the Caribbean. But how much does it cost to study abroad in Mexico?
If you’re dreaming about studying in one of the most beautiful destinations in Latin America, you should check out Beyond Abroad’s newest destination, Cancun! The lively city is located in the southeast of Mexico and at the Caribbean Sea. Find out why studying at Anáhuac Cancun University is the perfect choice for a semester abroad!