Universidad del Golfo

country rank  398
world rank  12493

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University Overview

Established in 1971, Universidad del Golfo (Golfo University) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Tampico (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Tamaulipas. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Guadalajara, Jalisco México. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico (Secretariat of Public Education, Mexico), Universidad del Golfo (UG) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad del Golfo (UG) 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 higher education institution does not have a selective admission policy. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Golfo University
Acronym UG
Founded 1971

University Location

Address Avenida Francisco I Madero 203
Tampico (population range: 250,000-499,999)
89000 Tamaulipas
T +52 (833) 212 9222
F +52 (833) 212 9725
Other locations Guadalajara, Jalisco México

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type None
Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office A. Obregón # 203 Pte
Tampico 89000
+52 (833) 212 92 22

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Quarters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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


Institutional Accreditation

Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Asociacion Nacional de Facultades de Derecho ANFADE
  • Asociacion Nacional de Escuelas de Informatica ANIE
  • Asociacion Nacional de Facultades y Escuelas de Contaduria y Administracion ANFECA

Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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