Universidad de Colima

country rank  15
world rank  1821

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University Overview

Established in 1940, Universidad de Colima (University of Colima) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Colima (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico (Secretariat of Public Education, Mexico), Universidad de Colima (UCol) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad de Colima (UCol) 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 77 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% 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, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Name University of Colima
Acronym UCol
Founded 1940
Motto Estudia*Lucha*Trabaja

University Location

Address Avenida Universidad No. 333, Colonia Las Víboras
Colima (population range: 50,000-249,999)
28040 Colima
Mexico
T +52 (312) 316 1000
F +52 (312) 316 1009

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int'l student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

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 and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office Avenida Universidad Nº 333 Colonia Las Víboras
Colima 28040
+52 (312) 316 1063

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,000-1,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico

Affiliations

  • Asociación Nacional de Universidades e Instituciones de Educación Superior (ANUIES)
  • Consorcio de Universidades Mexicanas (CUMEX)
  • Organización Universitaria Interamericana (OUI)
  • Consortium for North American Higher Education Collaboration

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018