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Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Escudo-UNAM-escalable.svg
Official seal
Motto Por mi raza hablará el espíritu
Motto in English
For my race the spirit shall speak
Type Public university
Established 22 September 1910
Endowment US$2.4 billion (2012)
Academic staff
36,750 (As of 2012)
Students 324,413 (2011–2012 academic year)
Undergraduates 187,195 (As of 2012)
Postgraduates 26,169 (As of 2012)
Location ,
Mexico

19°19′44″N 99°11′14″W / 19.32889°N 99.18722°W / 19.32889; -99.18722Coordinates: 19°19′44″N 99°11′14″W / 19.32889°N 99.18722°W / 19.32889; -99.18722
Campus Urban, 7.3 km2 (2.8 sq mi), main campus only
Colors Blue and gold         
Athletics 41 varsity teams
Mascot Cougar

The National Autonomous University of México (UNAM) a university in Mexico City. It is one of the biggest universities in Mexico and Latin America. UNAM was started on 22 September 1910 by Justo Sierra.

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