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Universidad Autónoma de Sinaloa (UAS)

Cd Universitaria Privada del Real Culiacán,
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 Based in Mexico, Universidad Autónoma de Sinaloa (UAS) is one of the biggest and most prestigious universities in the region.

UAS is involved in numerous exchange programs with 7 universities in the United States, 19 universities in Canada, 83 universities in Latin America, 15 universities in Asia and 42 universities in Europe. Discover the full list of universities UAS has agreements with here.

UAS has built an entrepreneurship and innovation center to encourage students to develop business projects and leadership skills. The center offers a number of student services and regularly organizes events such as:

  • Entrepreneurship workshops
  • Company visits
  • Business development conferences
  • Entrepreneurship fairs
  • Consultancy for business development

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Universidad Autónoma de Sinaloa’s main campus boasts world class facilities, including:

  • Coffee shops and restaurants
  • Ecological reserve
  • Computer lab center
  • Banks and ATMs on campus
  • Student gym
  • Shopping center

Universidad Autónoma de Sinaloa (UAS) has a lot to offer students.

A wide of cultural and sports activities

Sport, art and culture activities and clubs open to all UAS students include:

  • Folkloric ballet
  • Wrestling club
  • Volleyball club
  • Taekwondo club
  • Symphonic orchestra
  • Theatre companies
  • Art museum
  • Annual cultural festival
  • Annual international puppet festival

Sinaloa: a place of outstanding beauty and year-round sun

UAS is just a short ten minute walk from the coast and the historic port of Mazatlán, which attracts tourists from all over the world who come for whale, turtle and dolphin watching, fishing and adventure tourism.

Sinaloa enjoys a warm subtropical climate, with average annual temperatures ranging between lows of 10.5°C/50°9F in January and highs of 38°C/100.4°F from May to July.

From regionally-prepared chorizo to banana cream pie, local cuisine is extremely appetising and you can expect to enjoy plenty of tasty meals prepared using fresh, locally sourced ingredients.

International students who aren’t fluent in Portuguese can take language training lessons at the university’s language institute, which caters to beginners and intermediate and advanced speakers.

To apply for undergraduate or postgraduate study at Universidad Autónoma de Sinaloa students need to provide:

  • Academic transcripts
  • Proof of registration with CENEVAL (Mexico’s national entrance exam body)
  • Your CURP code, if you are from Mexico
  • Photocopy of your birth certificate

To help students realise their goals, Universidad Autónoma de Sinaloa runs a free tutoring and careers program.

Based on high-level analysis of failure and dropout rates and any educational, psychological and institutional factors that may affect performance, UAS experts and mentors give personalised advice to every student to ensure they achieve their personal best. This may include help with their thesis, dissertation, graduation and applying to internships.  

Experts involved in the tutoring program also give support to applicants during the admissions process and to first-year students to help them settle in.

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University Highlights

Total students - 83,326


Total faculty staff - 2,545


Total students - 83,326


Total faculty staff - 2,545

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