#201 Overall Influence

National Autonomous University of Mexico

Public research university in Mexico

From Wikipedia

The National Autonomous University of Mexico is a public research university in Mexico. It ranks highly in world rankings based on the university's extensive research and innovation. It is the largest university in Latin America and has one of the biggest campuses in the world. UNAM's main campus in Mexico City, known as Ciudad Universitaria , is a UNESCO World Heritage site that was designed by some of Mexico's best-known architects of the 20th century. Murals in the main campus were painted by some of the most recognized artists in Mexican history, such as Diego Rivera and David Alfaro Siqueiros. In 2016, it had an acceptance rate of only 8%. UNAM generates a number of strong research publications and patents in diverse areas, such as robotics, computer science, mathematics, physics, human-computer interaction, history, philosophy, among others. All Mexican Nobel laureates are either alumni or faculty of UNAM.

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What is National Autonomous University of Mexico known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

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Political Science
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Computer Science
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Religious Studies
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Earth Sciences
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Social Work
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Criminal Justice

Influential People

Who are National Autonomous University of Mexico's Most influential alumni?

National Autonomous University of Mexico 's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Anthropology, Philosophy, and Literature

Sergio Pitol

Mexican politician and writer

Alejandro Adem

Alejandro Adem

Professor in the Department of Mathematics at the University of British Columbia since 2005

Emilio Lozoya Austin

Mexican politician and economist

Yuri Herrera

Yuri Herrera

Mexican writer

John M. Ackerman

John M. Ackerman


Gerald Martin

, British literary critic and biographer

Guido Münch

Mexican astrophysicist

Silvio Zavala

Silvio Zavala

Mexican historian

Carlos Salinas de Gortari

President of Mexico

Veton Surroi

Kosovar politician

Enrique Chagoya

Mexican artist

Romeo Ortega