Universidad de Sonora

country rank  11
world rank  1459

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University Overview

Founded in 1942, Universidad de Sonora (University of Sonora) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the medium-sized city of Hermosillo (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Sonora. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Caborca, Navojoa, Santa Ana. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico (Secretariat of Public Education, Mexico), Universidad de Sonora (UNISON) is a coeducational higher education institution. Universidad de Sonora (UNISON) 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.

University Identity

Name University of Sonora
Acronym UNISON
Founded 1942
Motto El saber de mis hijos hará mi grandeza
The knowledge of my children will be my greatness

University Location

Address Calle Rosales y Boulevard Luis Encinas s/n, Colonia Centro
Hermosillo (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
83000 Sonora
T +52 (662) 259 2136
F +52 (662) 259 2135
Other locations Caborca, Navojoa, Santa Ana

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


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico


  • Asociación Nacional de Universidades e Instituciones de Educación Superior (ANUIES)
  • Consorcio de Universidades Mexicanas (CUMEX)

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018