Instituto Tecnológico de Sonora

country rank  49
world rank  4424

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University Overview

Established in 1955, Instituto Tecnológico de Sonora (Sonora Institute of Technology) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Cajeme (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Sonora. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico (Secretariat of Public Education, Mexico), Instituto Tecnológico de Sonora (ITSON) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Instituto Tecnológico de Sonora (ITSON) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 64 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this Mexican higher education organization a somewhat selective institution.

University Identity

Name Sonora Institute of Technology
Acronym ITSON
Founded 1955
Motto Educar para Trascender

University Location

Address 5 de Febrero No. 818 Sur, Colonia Centro, Apdo. Postal No. 335
Cajeme (population range: 250,000-499,999)
85000 Sonora
T +52 (644) 410 0900
F +52 (644) 417 0783

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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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 entrance examinations
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 5 de Febrero N° 818 Sur
Cd. Obregón 85000
+52 (644) 410 90 04

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff 900-999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Continuous
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Instituto Tecnológico de Sonora's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Asociación Nacional de Universidades e Instituciones de Educación Superior (ANUIES)

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 11 September 2019