Universidad de Sonora

Universidad de Sonora Ranking

country rank: 16
world rank: 1623

University Overview

Universidad de Sonora (University of Sonora) was founded in 1942 and is a non-profit public higher education school situated in the urban environment of Hermosillo, Sonora (population range of 500,000-1,000,000). Caborca, Navojoa, and Santa Ana are all areas where this university maintains a branch campus. Universidad de Sonora (UNISON) is a small (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 3,000-3,999 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, Universidad de Sonora (UNISON) 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 77-year-old Mexican university maintains a strict admissions criteria based on students’ previous academic records and ratings. With an acceptance rate of 50-60%, this Mexican higher education school is considered to be somewhat selective. Students from all around the world are invited to apply for admission. Students may use UNISON’s library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, and administrative services, among other academic and non-academic facilities and services.

Universidad de Sonora Ranking

University Identity

Name Universidad de Sonora
Acronym UNISON
Founded 1942
Motto El saber de mis hijos hará mi grandeza The knowledge of my children will be my greatness

University Location

Address Calle Rosales y Boulevard Luis Encinas s/n, Colonia Centro Hermosillo 83000 Sonora Mexico
Tel +52 (662) 259 2136
Fax +52 (662) 259 2135
Other locations Caborca, Navojoa, Santa Ana

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 50-60%

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff 2,000-2,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
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) Movilidad Académica Colombia-México (MACMEX) Asociación Mexicana Para la Educación Internacional (AMPEI) Consortium for North American Higher Education Collaboration (CONAHEC) Consejo de Rectores de las Principales Universidades de Québec (CREPUQ) MÉXico Francia Ingenieros TECnología (MEXFITEC) Organización Universitaria Interamericana (OUI) Alianza del Pacifico Consorcio de Universidades Mexicanas (CUMEX) Espacio Común de Educación Superio (ECOES) Erasmus Mundus KA+107 Jóvenes en Intercambio México-Argentina (JIMA) Programa de Intercambio y Movilidad Académica (PIMA) Santander-Universia UDUAL-PAME (Unión de Universidades de América Latina y el Caribe)

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