Universidad de Colima

Universidad de Colima Ranking

country rank: 21
world rank: 1912

University Overview

Universidad de Colima ranking (University of Colima) was founded in 1940 and is a non-profit public higher-education institution situated in the tiny city of Colima (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants). Universidad de Colima ranking (UCol) is a big (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational Mexican higher education school that is officially recognized by Mexico’s Secretara de Educación Pblica (Secretariat of Public Education). In a variety of fields of study, the Universidad de Colima (UCol) provides courses and programs leading to legally recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 80-year-old Mexican university has a strict admissions procedure based on entrance exams and applicants’ previous academic records and ratings. With an acceptance rate of 80-90 percent, this Mexican higher education institution is one of the least selective in the country. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. A library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning options, as well as administrative services, are among the academic and non-academic facilities and services available to students at UCol.

Universidad de Colima Ranking

University Identity

Name Universidad de Colima
Acronym UCol
Founded 1940
Motto Estudia*Lucha*Trabaja study, fight, work
Colours Green and yellow

University Location

Address Avenida Universidad No. 333, Colonia Las Víboras Colima 28040 Colima Mexico
Tel +52 (312) 316 1000
Fax +52 (312) 316 1009

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro) 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office Avenida Universidad Nº 333 Colonia Las Víboras Colima 28040 (312) 316 1063 (312)316 1000

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification

Facilities and Services

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


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

Asociación Mexicana para la Educación Superior (AMPEI) International Association of Universities (IAU) Consortium for North American High Education Collaboration (CONAHEC) Association of International Educators (NAFSA) Consorcio de Universidades Mexicanas (CUMEX) Organización Universitaria Interamericana (OUI) Asociación Universitaria Iberoamericana de Postgrado (AUIP) Programa Académico de Movilidad Educativa, Unión de Universidades de América Latina y el Caribe (PAME - UDUAL) University Mobility in Asia and the Pacific (UMAP) Asociación COLUMBUS Impacto Académico de las Naciones Unidas (UNAI) Asociación Nacional de Universidades e Instituciones de Educación Superior (ANUIES) Espacio Común de Educación Superior (ECOES) Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL)

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