Universidad Azteca is a Private University with Recognition of the Official Validity of Studies awarded by the federal Secretary of Education (Institución Particular, con Reconocimiento de Validez Oficial de Estudios (RVOE) ante la Secretaría de Educación Pública (SEP) de los Estados Unidos Mexicanos), accredited by the Federal Ministry of Education of the Republic and recognized by the Federal Government (SECRETARIA DE EDUCACION PUBLICA, SEP) to award University degrees in Mexico.

According the Mexican Higher Education laws Universidad Azteca de Chalco is authorized to award degrees with RVOE and own academic and professional higher degrees of the university (grados propios) without RVOE. Universidad Azteca de Chalco on the international level is listed with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), International Association of Universities under the list of universities of Mexico and the International Handbook of official directory Universities of accredited universities published by the United Nations.

Universidad Azteca offers undergraduate, graduate, postgraduate and doctoral degrees in study areas of Business Administration, International Commerce, Psychology (including NLP, Coaching), Law, (Public) Accounting (including Financial Management), Information Systems and Data Processing (IT), Educational Sciences, Pedagogy, Architecture, among others, and own academic and professional higher degrees of the university (grados propios) with and without RVOE for international programs.

The university offers two Academic Systems: traditional (on-campus), and virtual e-learning (in a real time) and awards degrees in a variety of specializations in the above mentioned study areas.