Autonomous University of Sinaloa

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Autonomous University of Sinaloa
Universidad Autónoma de Sinaloa
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Former names
Liceo Rosales (Rosales Lyceum, 1873); Colegio Rosales (Rosales College); Universidad de Occidente (Western University, 1918); Colegio Civil Rosales (Rosales Civil College, 1922); Universidad Socialista del Noroeste (Socialist University of the Northwest, 1937) and Universidad de Sinaloa (University of Sinaloa, 1941) [1]
Motto Latin: Sursum versus [1]
Type Public university
Established5 May 1873 [2]
Rector Juan Eulogio Guerra Liera
Location, ,
CampusSeveral across the state; mostly urban.
MascotAguilas
Website http://uas.edu.mx
Psychology faculty, Culiacan campus. Facultad de Psicologia UAS.jpg
Psychology faculty, Culiacán campus.

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References

  1. 1 2 "Nuestras afiliadas: Universidad Autónoma de Sinaloa" (in Spanish). ANUIES. 2000. Archived from the original on 19 September 2008. Retrieved 2008-09-16.
  2. "Introducción" (in Spanish). Universidad Autónoma de Sinaloa. Archived from the original on 14 September 2008. Retrieved 2008-09-16.

Coordinates: 24°49′32″N107°22′53″W / 24.82556°N 107.38139°W / 24.82556; -107.38139

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