Puebla City, Mexico

Universidad Popular Autónoma del Estado de Puebla- UPAEP

UPAEP pictureUPAEP is located in Puebla City, Mexico about 75 miles south of Mexico City. Puebla is the fourth largest city in Mexico and is considered one of the most important and beautiful colonial cities in the country.

The university was founded in 1973 and offers 41 undergraduate programs. Students studying at UPAEP through Fredonia will have the opportunity to be immersed in the Spanish language for four weeks in the summer or an entire semester. Language professors at UPAEP help students to appropriately understand and learn the language using a methodology that promotes the constant practice of the language , enhancing the linguistic and cultural immersion to the maximum.

Students applying to UPAEP for the Fall 2016 semester will automatically be considered for the SUNY-Santander scholarship program, which awards up to $5,000 for study in Mexico.

Program Type: Study Abroad/Exchange

Language of Instruction: English, Spanish

Housing: University Dorms or family homestay (single room, access to house services and food)

Dates: Fall, Spring, Academic Year

Eligible Participants: Students must have completed at least one full year at their home campus and be in good academic standing

Application Deadlines:

  • Fall: March 1
  • Spring: October 15

Estimated Cost: 2015-2016 Host Family Budget  I 2015-2016 Residence Hall Budget

Helpful Links: UPAEP Factsheet

UPAEP Website: http://www.upaep.mx/index.php

Application: Submit an application and a copy of your transcripts to the Office of International Education 

Office of International Education

7 LoGrasso Hall
State University of New York at Fredonia
Fredonia, NY 14063
(716) 673-3451