Universidad de Sonora

Blvd. Luis Encinas y Rosales S/N, Hermosillo

  • #1201-1400 QS Global World Ranking
  • PublicStatus
  • MediumResearch Output
  • 35,026Total Students
  • 1,654Faculty
  • 386Int'l Students

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A good mix of postgraduate courses
Based in Hermosillo, Mexico, the Universidad de Sonora (UNISON) offers 15 PhD programs, 33 master’s degrees and 7 certificates, including:

  • Biosciences
  • Materials science
  • Chemical engineering
  • Civil engineering
  • Engineering systems and technology
  • Hispanic American literature
  • Sustainable development
  • Foreign trade and customs


Browse all postgraduate courses here.

Costs, scholarships and admissions
To be eligible for postgraduate study, you would need a bachelor's degree, a GPA of 8.0, proof of your proficiency in Spanish and English (with a TOEFL score of 450), the GRE subject test (depending on the course), two letters of recommendation, a personal statement and a research proposal (only for PhDs).

UNISON offers all students with an average grade of somewhere between 80 and 85 a tuition fee reduction of 50% in their second semester.  This figure can rise up to 100% depending on their grade.

Students can also apply for a CONACYT scholarship for a monthly stipend of approximately MX$13,769 (≈US$770), provided they have a GPA of 8.0. Find out more about it here.

Find out about postgraduate applications and any supporting documentation you may need to provide here.

Check out the Universidad de Sonora on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram.


… With excellent facilities and services
In addition to the faculty, UNISON students also benefit from the university’s facilities and services, including:

  • Labs (including clinical analysis, mining, environmental engineering and more)
  • Stadium, athletics track, and swimming pool,
  • Free health services (including dental, nutritional and psychological support),
  • Coffee shops,
  • Libraries,
  • Open-air study spaces, interactive classes and lecture halls
  • Exhibition spaces, theaters, museums, galleries
  • Scholarships (find out about any opportunities you may be eligible for here.)

     Take a virtual tour of the university campus here, or read about its fascinating buildings here.


Admissions and costs
Undergraduate entry requirements include a high school diploma, a filled in application form, passing the admissions tests and proof of your proficiency in English. Keep in mind, you’ll also need a passport, student visa and health insurance to enter the country.

Tuition fees at undergraduate level include an MX$1,600 enrollment fee  (≈US$89) and MX$1,280 (≈US$72). Depending on your grades, though, you may be eligible for a tuition fee reduction of up to 100%.

The cost of living in Hermosillo, where the university is situated, should be no more than US$700 a month, including accommodation, groceries, and transportation, though of course this figure can vary depending on the type of the accommodation you seek (whether a hotel or flatshare). You can find out about any scholarships you may be eligible for here.

Want more info? Follow the Universidad de Sonora on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram.

To be eligible for postgraduate study, you would need a bachelor's degree, a GPA of 8.0, proof of your proficiency in Spanish and English (with a TOEFL score of 450), the GRE subject test (depending on the course), two letters of recommendation, a personal statement and a research proposal (only for PhDs).

UNISON offers all students with an average grade of somewhere between 80 and 85 a tuition fee reduction of 50% in their second semester.  This figure can rise up to 100% depending on their grade.

Students can also apply for a CONACYT scholarship for a monthly stipend of approximately MX$13,769 (≈US$770), provided they have a GPA of 8.0. Find out more about it here.

Find out about postgraduate applications and any supporting documentation you may need to provide here.

Check out the Universidad de Sonora on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram.


About

A good mix of postgraduate courses
Based in Hermosillo, Mexico, the Universidad de Sonora (UNISON) offers 15 PhD programs, 33 master’s degrees and 7 certificates, including:

  • Biosciences
  • Materials science
  • Chemical engineering
  • Civil engineering
  • Engineering systems and technology
  • Hispanic American literature
  • Sustainable development
  • Foreign trade and customs


Browse all postgraduate courses here.

Costs, scholarships and admissions
To be eligible for postgraduate study, you would need a bachelor's degree, a GPA of 8.0, proof of your proficiency in Spanish and English (with a TOEFL score of 450), the GRE subject test (depending on the course), two letters of recommendation, a personal statement and a research proposal (only for PhDs).

UNISON offers all students with an average grade of somewhere between 80 and 85 a tuition fee reduction of 50% in their second semester.  This figure can rise up to 100% depending on their grade.

Students can also apply for a CONACYT scholarship for a monthly stipend of approximately MX$13,769 (≈US$770), provided they have a GPA of 8.0. Find out more about it here.

Find out about postgraduate applications and any supporting documentation you may need to provide here.

Check out the Universidad de Sonora on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram.


… With excellent facilities and services
In addition to the faculty, UNISON students also benefit from the university’s facilities and services, including:

  • Labs (including clinical analysis, mining, environmental engineering and more)
  • Stadium, athletics track, and swimming pool,
  • Free health services (including dental, nutritional and psychological support),
  • Coffee shops,
  • Libraries,
  • Open-air study spaces, interactive classes and lecture halls
  • Exhibition spaces, theaters, museums, galleries
  • Scholarships (find out about any opportunities you may be eligible for here.)

     Take a virtual tour of the university campus here, or read about its fascinating buildings here.


Admissions and costs
Undergraduate entry requirements include a high school diploma, a filled in application form, passing the admissions tests and proof of your proficiency in English. Keep in mind, you’ll also need a passport, student visa and health insurance to enter the country.

Tuition fees at undergraduate level include an MX$1,600 enrollment fee  (≈US$89) and MX$1,280 (≈US$72). Depending on your grades, though, you may be eligible for a tuition fee reduction of up to 100%.

The cost of living in Hermosillo, where the university is situated, should be no more than US$700 a month, including accommodation, groceries, and transportation, though of course this figure can vary depending on the type of the accommodation you seek (whether a hotel or flatshare). You can find out about any scholarships you may be eligible for here.

Want more info? Follow the Universidad de Sonora on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram.

To be eligible for postgraduate study, you would need a bachelor's degree, a GPA of 8.0, proof of your proficiency in Spanish and English (with a TOEFL score of 450), the GRE subject test (depending on the course), two letters of recommendation, a personal statement and a research proposal (only for PhDs).

UNISON offers all students with an average grade of somewhere between 80 and 85 a tuition fee reduction of 50% in their second semester.  This figure can rise up to 100% depending on their grade.

Students can also apply for a CONACYT scholarship for a monthly stipend of approximately MX$13,769 (≈US$770), provided they have a GPA of 8.0. Find out more about it here.

Find out about postgraduate applications and any supporting documentation you may need to provide here.

Check out the Universidad de Sonora on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram.


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University highlights

Student & Staff

Total students
35,026

3%
97%

International students
386

19%
81%

Total faculty staff
1,654

48
1606

Total students
35,026

3%
97%

International students
386

19%
81%

Total faculty staff
1,654

1606
48
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