Universidad de Colima

country rank  15
world rank  2134

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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: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad de Colima (UCol) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as 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 79 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.

University Identity

Name
Name University of Colima
Acronym UCol
Founded 1940
Motto Estudia*Lucha*Trabaja
study, fight, work
Colours Green and yellow

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

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
International
students
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 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 and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office Avenida Universidad Nº 333 Colonia Las Víboras
Colima 28040
+52 (312) 316 1063
(312)316 1000

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universidad de Colima's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • ANPROMAR
  • CACECA
  • CACEI
  • CONAET
  • CACEB
  • COMEAA
  • CONEVET
  • CONFEDE
  • ACCECISO
  • CONCAPREN
  • COMAEM
  • CEPPE
  • COMACAF
  • COAPEHUM
  • COMACE
  • CNEIP
  • CIEES
  • COMAPROD
  • ANPADEH
  • CEPPE

Memberships and Affiliations

  • 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


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Online Courses

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Errors and Update

Site last updated: Wednesday, 11 September 2019