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Universidad Politécnica de Baja California

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UPBC academic building.
Polytechnic University of Baja California
Universidad Politécnica de Baja California
Type Public polytechnic
Established January 9, 2006
Rector Juan Jesús Algrávez Uranga
Location Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico
Colors Purple and gold
Website upbc.edu.mx


The Universidad Politécnica de Baja California (UPBC, Polytechnic University of Baja California) is a public state university in the state of Baja California. It was created by an executive order signed on January 9, 2006 and published in the official state newspaper on January 13 of that year.

Is a public institution of the State Government, that has a goal of imparting superior education in the levels of degree, technological specialization and other graduate studies, update courses in their different modalities, and also to serve to the development and progress of the society. Doing its function through three substantive areas, which are teaching, research and extension.

It began academic activities with 35 students on May 29, 2006, using a leased building in Mexicali, located at Calle de la Industria 291, Colonia Industrial. The campus for the university was later built in Av. Claridad S/N, Colonia Plutarco Elías Calles, with two academic buildings and one for workshops and laboratories, and a capacity of 2,000 students in two shifts. At the beginning of September 2010, the school enrolled 600 students in the four educational programs.

Programs[edit]

  • Power Engineering
  • Information Technology Engineering
  • Manufacturing Engineering Technology
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Animation and Visual Effects Engineering
  • Small Business Administration and Management

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Coordinates: 32°37′32″N 115°22′36″W / 32.62556°N 115.37667°W / 32.62556; -115.37667