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#9837 of 14,131 In the World
#778 of 1,756 In Latin America
#129 of 538 In Mexico
#3 of 6 In Culiacan

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Acceptance rate

* Occidente University is among the institutions that don't provide data on acceptance rates. This might happen because the university has programs where applicants only need to meet admission requirements to enroll and don't necessarily compete with others.

We estimate the above acceptance rate based on admission statistics of closely ranked nearby universities with similar research profiles that do publish such data.

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (bachillerato) and entrance examination
Academic CalendarAugust to July (August - November; January-April; May-July)

Programs and Degrees

Licenciatura Administration, Agricultural Management, Biology, Communication Arts, Computer Engineering, Educational Administration, Engineering, Finance, Law, Psychology, Public Administration, Tourism

Notable alumni

  1. Javier Corral Jurado

    Javier Corral Jurado
    Born in
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    1966-.. (age 58)
    Enrolled in Occidente University
    Graduated with Licentiate in law

    Javier Corral Jurado is a Mexican politician affiliated with the National Action Party (PAN), who served as Governor of Chihuahua from 2016 to 2021. He has served in politics since the early 1980s, including six terms between the Chamber of Deputies and Senate. Corral also specializes in communications and has a long career as a columnist and founder of various publications; he also was instrumental in the successful constitutional challenge that struck down the Televisa Law.

Occidente University faculties and divisions

Area : Economics Accountancy, Business Administration, Economics, Finance
Area : Engineering Civil Engineering, Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Industrial Engineering
Area : Social Sciences Communication Studies, Government, Law, Psychology, Public Administration, Social Sciences
Institute : Anthropological and Social Research Anthropology, Sociology
Institute : Aquacultural and Fishing Development Technology Research Aquaculture, Fishery, Technology

General information

Alternative names UDO
Universidad de Occidente
Founded 1978
Motto Por la Cultura a la Libertad
For the Culture of Liberty

Location and contacts

Address Apartado postal 936 Gabriel Leyva, 169, Sur Col. Centro
Los Mochis, Sinaloa, 81200
City population 808,000

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