Autonomous University of Sinaloa

World University Rankings 2024
Impact Rankings 2023
Latin America Rankings 2023
No. 2358, Desarrollo Urbano Tres Ríos, Blvd. Miguel Tamayo, Espinoza de los Monteros, Culiacán Rosales, Sinaloa, 80020, Mexico

About Autonomous University of Sinaloa

The Autonomous University of Sinaloa (UAS) is a public university founded in 1873 in Sinaloa, Mexico.

UAS has more than 40 undergraduate programmes, 40 master's and 12 PhD programmes including agronomy engineering, business and international trade, chemical and biological engineering, computer science, dentistry, education, gastronomy, English language teaching, surveying engineering, history, journalism, nutrition, optometry, public policy, social work and veterinary medicine and zootechnics to name but a few.

Located in northwest Mexico, the university has five campuses situated along northern, mid-northern, central and southern Sinaloa. With a population of 128,077 students, the university is considered to be the leading academic institution in regard to having the most encompassing coverage in the region.

The university is renowned for having quality academic conduct and governing systems, in addition to accreditations and certifications from agencies with national and international recognition including universities and institutions from South America, China, Russia, Spain and the USA.

UAS also has an entrepreneurship and innovation centre that has been created to strengthen the creative abilities and leadership skills of young entrepreneurs and support innovative business projects.

Famous for its band music and several thousand year-old game known as ulama, the state is filled with both cultural and historical attractions. Its position on the sea makes it popular among vacationers. Its most popularly visited city is Mazatlan, a coastal resort town known for its beaches of lustrous white sand and spectacular surfing. Santa Maria Island and its surrounding islands are also noted tourist destinations. Many people take up fishing while there and catch mahi-mahi, sailfish, and swordfish. There are also cultural and historical attractions throughout the state. Sinaloa’s capital, Culiacan Rosales, is also its largest city.

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Key statistics

  • 1%
    Percentage of International Students
  • 21.8
    No. of students per staff
  • 27%
    Proportion of ISR Publication
  • 56 : 44
    Student Ratio of Females to Males
  • 74,001
    Number of FTE Students
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Subjects taught at Autonomous University of Sinaloa

  • Social sciences

    • Geography
    • Communication & Media Studies
    • Politics & International Studies (incl Development Studies)
    • Sociology
  • Arts & humanities

    • History, Philosophy & Theology
    • Languages, Literature & Linguistics
    • Archaeology
    • Architecture
    • Art, Performing Arts & Design
  • Engineering & technology

    • Civil Engineering
    • Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
    • Chemical Engineering
    • Electrical & Electronic Engineering
    • General Engineering
  • Business & economics

    • Accounting & Finance
    • Economics & Econometrics
    • Business & Management
  • Life sciences

    • Veterinary Science
    • Sport Science
    • Agriculture & Forestry
    • Biological Sciences
  • Clinical, pre-clinical & health

    • Medicine & Dentistry
    • Other Health
  • Physical sciences

    • Physics & Astronomy
    • Geology, Environmental, Earth & Marine Sciences
    • Chemistry
    • Mathematics & Statistics
  • Law

    • Law
  • Education

    • Education
  • Psychology

    • Psychology
  • Computer science

    • Computer Science