Universidad Autónoma de Nayarit

country rank  71
world rank  6139

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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 50 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

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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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 Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Continuous
Campus Setting Rural
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


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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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 14 October 2019