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Universidad de Colima

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world rank  1928

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Established in 1940, the Universidad de Colima (University of Colima) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Colima (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants). Officially recognized by the Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico (Secretariat of Public Education of Mexico), Universidad de Colima (UCol) is a large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational Mexican higher education institution. Universidad de Colima (UCol) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 83-year-old Mexican higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades. The acceptance rate range is 80-89% making this Mexican higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UCol also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Universidad de Colima's Control Typepublic


Universidad de Colima's Entity Typenon-profit


Universidad de Colima' Size by Total Enrollmentlarge-sized


Universidad de Colima's Selectivity by Acceptance Rateleast selective

University Identity

Name (English) University of Colima
Acronym UCol
Founded 1940
Motto Estudia*Lucha*Trabaja
study, fight, work
Colours Green and yellow
Mascot Loro
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University Location

Address Avenida Universidad No. 333, Colonia Las Víboras
28040 Colima
Universidad de Colima's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Universidad de Colima Phone Number +52 (312) 316 1000
Universidad de Colima Fax Number +52 (312) 316 1009

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels


What is the difference between comprehensive/generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.

Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Universidad de Colima's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Universidad de Colima's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Universidad de Colima's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Universidad de Colima.

Universidad de Colima: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
1,000-2,499 US$
(910-2,280 Euro)
2,500-4,999 US$
(2,280-4,555 Euro)
1,000-2,499 US$
(910-2,280 Euro)

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Applying for admission is the first step towards achieving students' academic and career goals and accessing the many opportunities and resources that a university has to offer. Read our "Introduction to University Admissions" article to learn more.

Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Universidad de Colima's admission information.

Universidad de Colima's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Universidad de Colima's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Universidad de Colima a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Universidad de Colima's acceptance rate range is 80-89% making this institution a least selective higher education institution.

Universidad de Colima's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

Universidad de Colima's Admission Office Admission Office

Avenida Universidad Nº 333 Colonia Las Víboras
Colima 28040
(312) 316 1063
(312)316 1000

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Size and Profile


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Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Universidad de Colima.

Universidad de Colima's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Universidad de Colima has an enrollment range of 10,000-14,999 students making it a large-sized institution.

Universidad de Colima's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 1,000-1,499 academic employees (Faculty).

Universidad de Colima's Control Type Control Type

Universidad de Colima is a public higher education institution.

Universidad de Colima's Entity Type Entity Type

Universidad de Colima is a non-profit higher education institution.

Universidad de Colima's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.

Universidad de Colima's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

Universidad de Colima does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Universidad de Colima's main facilities:

Universidad de Colima's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Universidad de Colima's Library

Universidad de Colima's Housing University Housing

Not reported

Universidad de Colima's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Universidad de Colima's main services:

Universidad de Colima's Financial Aid Financial Aid

Not reported

Universidad de Colima's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Universidad de Colima's Distance Learning Distance Learning

This institution provides a distance learning mode for certain programs or courses.

Universidad de Colima's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

This institution offers students academic guidance and support to assist them in their academic pursuits.

Universidad de Colima's Career Services Career Services

Not reported

Recognition and Accreditation


There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.

Universidad de Colima's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Universidad de Colima is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico

Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Universidad de Colima's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.


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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Universidad de Colima's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • 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)

Academic Structure


Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of fields of study and disciplines a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Comprehensive or Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure. Read our guide article "Understanding Academic Divisions in Universities - Colleges, Faculties, Schools" to learn more about academic divisions and typical university organizational structures.

Academic Structure

uniRank shows a structural diagram of the first-level academic divisions of the Universidad de Colima 's organizational structure; feel free to submit any relevant missing division.


Social Media


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Social Media

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Facebook Facebook

Universidad de Colima's Facebook page Universidad de Colima's official Facebook page

Twitter X (Twitter)

Universidad de Colima's X (formerly Twitter) page Universidad de Colima's official Twitter page

YouTube YouTube

Universidad de Colima's YouTube channel Universidad de Colima's official YouTube channel

Instagram Instagram

Universidad de Colima's Instagram page Universidad de Colima's official Instagram channel

LinkedIn LinkedIn

Universidad de Colima's main LinkedIn profile

TikTok TikTok


Free Online Courses

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