University of the South Sierra Rankings

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#10924 of 14,131 In the World
#951 of 1,756 In Latin America
#172 of 538 In Mexico

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Acceptance rate

* The University of the South Sierra 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 RequirementsHigh school equivalent, admission examination and a two months propaedeutical (preparatory course)
Academic CalendarThe academic year is composed of two semestrial periods: October to February, and March to July
Full time employee168
Student:staff ratio13:1


The tuition table for University of the South Sierra gives an overview of costs but prices are approximate and subject to change and don't include accommodation, textbooks, or living expenses. The costs of programs might differ significantly for local and international students. The only source of truth for current numbers is the university's official website.

Program Annual Tuition Cost Currency
Bachelor of Arts 25,000 MXN
Bachelor of Science 28,000 MXN
Master of Arts 30,000 MXN
Master of Science 35,000 MXN
Doctor of Philosophy 40,000 MXN

Programs and Degrees

Licenciatura Administration, Business Administration, Computer Science, Dentistry, Information Technology, Medicine, Nursing, Nutrition, Public Administration
Maestría Government, Management, Public Administration, Public Health
Doctorado Government, Management

University of the South Sierra faculties and divisions

Centre : Anatomy and Dissection Anaesthesiology, Anatomy, Cardiology, Embryology and Reproduction Biology, Forensic Medicine and Dentistry, Gastroenterology, Health Sciences, Nephrology, Neurology, Orthopaedics, Pathology, Pneumology, Surgery
Centre : Dental Dental Hygiene, Dental Technology, Dentistry, Oral Pathology, Orthodontics, Periodontics, Stomatology
Centre : Food and Nutrition Research Center Anatomy, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Community Health, Cooking and Catering, Dietetics, Food Technology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Nutrition, Pathology, Social and Preventive Medicine
Centre : Information Technology Computer Science, Information Management, Information Technology, Mathematics and Computer Science, Systems Analysis
Centre : Language English
Department/Division : Postgraduate Studies Administration, Community Health, Comparative Politics, E-Business/Commerce, Epidemiology, Government, Information Technology, Management, Political Sciences, Public Health, Regional Planning, Rural Planning
Department/Division : Robotic Clinic Anaesthesiology, Cardiology, Diabetology, Dietetics, Endocrinology, Gerontology, Health Administration, Hepatology, Medical Auxiliaries, Medicine, Nephrology, Nursing, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedics, Otorhinolaryngology, Paediatrics, Pharmacology, Physiology, Plastic Surgery, Pneumology, Rheumatology, Surgery, Urology
Institute : Informatics Research Institute Artificial Intelligence, Information Management, Information Technology, Mathematics and Computer Science, Systems Analysis
Institute : Municipal Studies Research Institute Accountancy, Administration, Finance, Government, Human Resources, Management, Marketing, Political Sciences, Regional Planning, Rural Planning, Sustainable Development
Institute : Nutrition Research Institute Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Community Health, Dietetics, Food Technology, Molecular Biology, Nutrition, Social and Preventive Medicine
Institute : Public Health Research Institute Community Health, Dentistry, Epidemiology, Medicine, Nursing, Public Health

General information

Alternative names Universidad de la Sierra Sur
Founded 2003
Accreditation The Comités Interinstitucionales para la Evaluación de la Educación Superior (CIEES) and the Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología (CONACyT)

Location and contacts

Address Guillermo Rojas Mijangos s/n. Esq. Av. Universidad, Col. Ciudad Universitaria
Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz, Oaxaca, 70800
City population 36,000

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