National Pedagogic University (Mexico)

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Universidad Pedagógica Nacional
National Pedagogic University
MottoEducar para transformar
Type Public university
EstablishedAugust 25, 1978(41 years ago) (1978-08-25)
Budget$826,425,527.00 MXN (2018)
Rector Rosa María Torres Hernandez
Academic staff
476 (415 full time) Ajusco, 3,488 nation wide
Students58,823 (2015) [1]
Undergraduates 5,587 (2017)
Postgraduates 231 (2017)
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Campus Urban

The National Pedagogic University (Spanish : Universidad Pedagógica Nacional - UPN) is Mexico's national university for teacher training. The main campus, directly adjacent to the Colegio de México in Mexico City, hosts more than 5,000 students and is the largest of more than 70 UPN campuses nationwide. The university offers both undergraduate (licenciatura) and graduate programs of study.


UPN is in the process of being separated from the Secretaría de Educación Pública and becoming autonomous.


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  1. Comisión Interna de Administración. "Tercera Sesión Ordinaria 2017". Sistema de Portales de Transparencia UPN. UPN. Retrieved 5 September 2017.

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