索诺拉大学

Blvd. Luis Encinas y Rosales S/N, Hermosillo

  • #1201+ QS全球排名
  • Public高校性质
  • Medium研究成果
  • 35,026学生人数
  • 1,654教员人数
  • 386国际学生人数

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Founded in 1942, Universidad de Sonora (UNISON) is a world-class university situated in the north west of Mexico. It offers 65 bachelor’s programs, 31 master’s degrees, 7 certificates and 13 PhDs taught in Spanish in the following subject areas:

  • Exact and Natural sciences
  • Health and Biological Sciences
  • Economics and Administrative Sciences
  • Engineering
  • Social Sciences
  • Humanities and Fine Arts

Hermosillo, where UNISON is based, is an absolute gem. Known in Mexico as “The Sunny City” because of the devastating beauty of its twinkling sunsets, Hermosillo has been blessed with an incredibly rich variety of flora and wildlife (which you can admire at Ecological Center of Sonora). Find out more about the region here.


One of the best and largest universities in the region
UNISON ranks 25 among the best universities in Mexico in the QS Mexico University Rankings 2019.

With more than 31,000 students, UNISON amounts for as much as 40% of all university enrollment in the country.

At the moment, about 92% of UNISON’s teaching staff hold a graduate degree, including 71% with a PhD. The quality of its research output is one of the university’s strong points.


… And an excellent track record in employability
More than 94% of students in the 2015 cohort found a job within 12 months of graduation, 84.9% of whom found a job within six months. According to the same survey, students rated the relevance of their training an average score of 6.2 out of 7.


... And opportunities to study abroad
To encourage intercultural exchange, UNISON has links with 235 universities abroad, to give students the chance to spend a semester or two abroad in Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Spain, United States, France, Italy, Paraguay, Peru, Portugal, or Switzerland.

Find out more about 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

Founded in 1942, Universidad de Sonora (UNISON) is a world-class university situated in the north west of Mexico. It offers 65 bachelor’s programs, 31 master’s degrees, 7 certificates and 13 PhDs taught in Spanish in the following subject areas:

  • Exact and Natural sciences
  • Health and Biological Sciences
  • Economics and Administrative Sciences
  • Engineering
  • Social Sciences
  • Humanities and Fine Arts

Hermosillo, where UNISON is based, is an absolute gem. Known in Mexico as “The Sunny City” because of the devastating beauty of its twinkling sunsets, Hermosillo has been blessed with an incredibly rich variety of flora and wildlife (which you can admire at Ecological Center of Sonora). Find out more about the region here.


One of the best and largest universities in the region
UNISON ranks 25 among the best universities in Mexico in the QS Mexico University Rankings 2019.

With more than 31,000 students, UNISON amounts for as much as 40% of all university enrollment in the country.

At the moment, about 92% of UNISON’s teaching staff hold a graduate degree, including 71% with a PhD. The quality of its research output is one of the university’s strong points.


… And an excellent track record in employability
More than 94% of students in the 2015 cohort found a job within 12 months of graduation, 84.9% of whom found a job within six months. According to the same survey, students rated the relevance of their training an average score of 6.2 out of 7.


... And opportunities to study abroad
To encourage intercultural exchange, UNISON has links with 235 universities abroad, to give students the chance to spend a semester or two abroad in Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Spain, United States, France, Italy, Paraguay, Peru, Portugal, or Switzerland.

Find out more about 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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