Universidad del Golfo

country rank  367
world rank  12003

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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

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

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

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 100-199
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Quarters
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 Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico

Year of first Accreditation

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Asociación Nacional de Facultades de Derecho (ANFADE)
  • Asociación Nacional de Escuelas de Informática (ANIE)
  • Asociación Nacional de Facultades y Escuelas de Contaduría y Administración (ANFECA)


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Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018