The UM was ranked first among Uruguay's private universities by the QS World University Ranking - Latin America in 2012, 2013 and 2014.
UM was the first university to introduce compulsory internships as part of the curriculum.
UM Law students placed second at the 2011 Willem C. Vis Moot competition in Vienna among 250 teams representing world-renowned universities.
Nobel Prize winners Gary Becker and Joseph Stiglitz guest lectured at the School of Economics.
8 to 1
Average class size is 25 and student-professor ratio is 8 to 1.
The Department of Economics ranked top ten in Latin America according to Tilburg University's Worldwide Economics Schools Research Ranking.