Autonomous University of Aguascalientes

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Aguascalientes Autonomous University
Universidad Autónoma de Aguascalientes
UAA Fuente.jpg
The main fountain
Former names
Instituto Autónomo de Ciencias y Tecnología (Autonomous Institute of Science and Technology, 1968) [1]
Motto Latin: Se lumen proferre [1]
Type Public university
Established 19 June 1973 [1]
Rector Mario Andrade Cervantes
Location Aguascalientes, Aguascalientes, Mexico
21°54′48.17″N 102°18′54.09″W / 21.9133806°N 102.3150250°W / 21.9133806; -102.3150250Coordinates: 21°54′48.17″N 102°18′54.09″W / 21.9133806°N 102.3150250°W / 21.9133806; -102.3150250
Campus Urban
Mascot Gallos (Roosters)
Website http://www.uaa.mx

The Autonomous University of Aguascalientes (in Spanish: Universidad Autónoma de Aguascalientes, UAA) is a Mexican public university based in the city of Aguascalientes, Aguascalientes, and has several campuses that are located across the state. The university was founded on June 19, 1973, its proceeding institution, The School of Agriculture (in Spanish: Escuela de Agricultura), was founded in January 15, 1867. The Autonomous University of Aguascalientes currently offers 64 different bachelor's degrees, 15 master's degrees and 9 doctoral degrees.[2]

Its library is named after poet and university president Desiderio Macías Silva, and holds over 183,063 volumes.[1][3]

The UAA also operates a radio station, XHUAA-FM 94.5, and a television station (UAA TV) available on cable providers in the city.

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  1. ^ a b c d "Nuestras universidades afiliadas: Universidad Autónoma de Aguascalientes" (in Spanish). ANUIES. 2000. Archived from the original on 19 September 2008. Retrieved 2008-09-16. 
  2. ^ Información sobre la Universidad Autónoma de Aguascalientes
  3. ^ "Rinde UAA homenaje al Dr. Desiderio Macías". El Heraldo de Aguascalientes. 2013. Archived from the original on 2014-05-08. Retrieved 2014-05-07.