University of the Sea

country rank  95
world rank  7814

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University Overview

Established in 1992, Universidad del Mar (University of the Sea) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the small town of San Pedro Pochutla (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), Oaxaca. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Huatulco, Puerto Escondido,Sta. María Huatulco. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico (Secretariat of Public Education, Mexico), Universidad del Mar is a coeducational higher education institution. Universidad del Mar offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 27 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations.

University Identity

Name University of the Sea
Founded 1992

University Location

Address Ciudad Universitaria, Puerto Angel
San Pedro Pochutla (population range: 2,500-9,999)
70902 Oaxaca
T +52 (958) 584 3057
F +52 (958) 584 3078
Other locations Huatulco, Puerto Escondido,Sta. María Huatulco

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student Not reported Not reported
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 Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Not reported
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Continuous
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico


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Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Monday, 14 October 2019