Universidad Autónoma de Nayarit

country rank  61
world rank  5767

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University Overview

Established in 1969, Universidad Autónoma de Nayarit (Autonomous University of Nayarit) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the small city of Tepic (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Nayarit. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico (Secretariat of Public Education, Mexico), Universidad Autónoma de Nayarit (UAN) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad Autónoma de Nayarit (UAN) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 49 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations.

University Identity

Name Autonomous University of Nayarit
Acronym UAN
Founded 1969 Origins date back to 1925
Motto Por lo nuestro a lo Universal
For ours to the Universal

University Location

Address Ciudad de La Cultura s/n
Tepic (population range: 250,000-499,999)
63000 Nayarit
T +52 (311) 211 8800
F +52 (311) 211 8801

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

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


Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Continuous
Campus Setting Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico


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

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018