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Universidad de Sonora

Blvd. Luis Encinas y Rosales S/N Col. Centro Hermosillo,
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Postgraduate Overview

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.

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University Highlights

Total students - 32,693


Total faculty staff - 1,652


Total students - 32,693


Total faculty staff - 1,652

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