Universidad Autónoma de Occidente

Universidad Autónoma de Occidente Ranking

country rank: 79
world rank: 6957

University Overview

The Universidad Autónoma de Occidente (Autonomous University of the West) was founded in 1978 and is a non-profit public higher-education institution in Culiacán, Sinaloa (population range of 500,000-1,000,000). El Fuerte, Guamuchil, Guasave, Los Mochis, and Mazatlán are all locales where this university maintains a branch campus. Universidad Autónoma de Occidente (UAdeO) is a coeducational Mexican higher education institution that is officially recognized by Mexico’s Secretara de Educación Pblica (Secretariat of Public Education). The Universidad Autónoma de Occidente (UAdeO) provides courses and programs in a variety of fields that lead to legally recognized higher education degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. Students have access to a variety of academic and non-academic facilities and services, including a library and administrative services, at UAdeO.

Universidad Autónoma de Occidente Ranking

University Identity

Name Universidad Autónoma de Occidente
Acronym UAdeO
Founded 1978
Motto Por la Cultura a la Libertad For the Culture of Liberty

University Location

Address Km. 1.5 Carretera a Culiacancito Culiacán 80054 Sinaloa Mexico
Tel +52 (667) 754 0444
Fax +52 (667) 754 4034
Other locations El Fuerte, Guamuchil, Guasave, Los Mochis, Mazatlán

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Not reported
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Continuous
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

Asociación Nacional de Universidades e Instituciones de Educación Superior (ANUIES) Consorcio de Universidades Mexicanas (CUMEX)

Social Media


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