Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolás de Hidalgo
This institutional profile has been created for use by University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate programs.
Other names: Michoacan University of Saint Nicholas of Hidalgo Morelia.
First degree/qualification: Licenciado (5 years).
Minimum quality for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: 8.0/10.0.
Minimum level for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: 5 year first degree.
Documents required: Official transcript; official certification of degree or title (título) and date awarded. All documents in Spanish and English.
Description: Instituted in 1542. Became a university in 1917. An entrance examination and the secondary school certificate (bachillerato) (12 years of education) are the usual admission requirements.
On a 10 pt scale. 6 is minimum pass for the first degree, 8 for advanced degrees.
Language of instruction: Spanish.
Maestría/Master's. 1-2 years after licenciado (usual requirement); entrance examination may be required; usually by coursework, examinations, research and thesis.
Doctorado/Doctoral: Usually 2-3 years in duration after maestria.
Last updated: May 09, 2005