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Northern Region University Center

  • Acronym: CUNORTE
    Address: Km. 191, Carretera Federal No. 23, C.P. 46200. Colotlán, Jalisco, México
    Phone: 01 (499) 9921333 Fax: 9920110

Located in Colotlán, in the north of Jalisco, CUNORTE serves the municipalities of Bolaños, Colotlán, Chimaltitán, Huejúcar, Huejuquilla el Alto, Mezquitic, San Martín de Bolaños, Santa María de los Angeles, Totatiche, and Villa Guerrero.

The region served by CUNORTE spans 10,305 square kilometers, 12.8% of the territory of Jalisco, with a population of 74,000 inhabitants, 1.075 % of the total population of the state. Many indigenous communities live in this area. 61 students enrolled in CUNORTE come from these communities, and 36 more have applied for the next period, beginning in 2011.

CUNORTE has two major Divisions, Science and Technology and Culture and Society, and four Departments: Fundamental Knowledge, Technological Development and Productivity, Technological Development and Well-Being, and Culture, Justice and Democracy.

The center offers 14 programs: a vocational program, 2 associate degree programs, and 11 Bachelor’s degree programs.

Its student population totals 1,363 students.

There are 183 teachers at CUNORTE, 26 of whom are full-time teachers and 2 full-time research professors, one of whom belongs to the SNI.

Its library contains 21,274 titles in 43,146 volumes, as well as 779 computers to support the activities of its students and faculty.


Source: "University of Guadalajara: Tradition, Education, Achievement", Institutional Brochure ,October 2011

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