Ana G. Méndez University



Development and offering continuing education and other non-traditional programs. – It offers short courses, reviews, certifications and educational activities for regulated professions


Development of academic and scientific research programs, and research centers, such as the Puerto Rico Energy Center – creating knowledge as well as contributing solutions to communities’ needs.


UAGM provides academic offerings at every educational level - ranging from Technical Certificates, Associate, Baccalaureate or Bachelor's, and Master's to Doctorate degrees.


It provides specialized attention to the needs of graduate students, providing academic, student and research support services for their strengthening and professional development.


It offers services at a low cost, and it is a practical teaching program for students of the Master's and Doctorate Programs in Psychology of the Ana G. Méndez University, Gurabo Campus.


It offers a variety of services such as: acupuncture, hydrotherapy, nutrition, botanical medicine, among others, for adults and children.

Ana G. Méndez University

Universidad Ana G. Méndez (UAGM for its Spanish acronym) is the main institution of private higher education in Puerto Rico, founded in 1949 with the purpose of providing a university education of excellence. UAGM has three main campuses in Puerto Rico: Gurabo Campus, Cupey Campus, Carolina Campus, and the Online Campus. Aware of the educational needs of a growing Hispanic population in the Continental United States, UAGM established branch campuses in Florida and Texas to offer the first and only bilingual program (English and Spanish) at the university level, registered under the name Discipline-Based Dual Language Immersion Model®.

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UAGM has established teaching programs of the highest relevance and academic excellence, according to the needs and interests of the diverse sectors of the communities it serves.  UAGM has remained loyal to a mission that was established from its beginnings, to allow everyone access the best university education available. The institution offers over 300 academic programs and it is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE), which assures that its university degrees are valid in the Continental United States. In addition, UAGM has specialized accreditations from prestigious international agencies that validate the excellence of its academic programs.  For example: National League of Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC), Committee of Veterinary Technician Education and Activities (CVTEA), Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology (ABET), Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), American Psychological Association (APA), Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC), among others.