Universidad del Mar  

What we offer

Puerto Escondido Campus

The University of the Sea, Puerto Escondido campus with specialism in earth sciences offers the following degrees and masters:




Bachelor’s Degree




Master’s of Science





Puerto Ángel Campus

The University of the Sea, Puerto Angel campus with specialism in sea sciences, offers the following degrees, masters and PhDs:





Bachelor’s Degree



Master’s of Science





Huatulco Campus

The University of the Sea, Huatulco campus with specialism in social sciences and humanities, offers the following degrees and masters:





Bachelor’s Degree



Master’s Degree





Campus Oaxaca






Graduate Division

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Entrance Information

Requirements, dates, and costs for Bachelor's Degree Applicants and Postgraduate Degree Applicants attending the University of the Sea.




Bachelor’s Degree Applicants

Short Preparatory Course 2018

Applications February 19th - June 29th 2019
Admission Exam May 25th 2018 & July 3th 2019
Enrollment July 12th - 26th 2019
Preparation Course       July 29th - September 20th 2019








*Scholarships will be in accordance with a socioeconomic study.


  • Copy of Birth Certificate.
  • Copy of Secondary School Certification.
  • Copy or original of high school diploma or equivalent
  • Certificate of authenticity of the baccalaureate certificate issued by your institution.
  • CURP
  • Six black and white photos size small.
  • Proof of fee payment
  • Comprobante de Pago Bancario (Procedimiento generar tu Línea de Captura)



Delivery of records

  • In any of the three UMAR campuses (Puerto Angel, Huatulco, Puerto Escondido)
  • Oaxaca Office - Pino Suárez 509, Col. Centro, Tel. 01 951 132 69 58
  • Mexico City Office - Sacramento # 347, Colonia del Valle, Delegación Benito Juárez
  • Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.




Postgraduate Applicants

Preparatory Course 2019

Application and submission of documents February 19th - June 28th 2019
Admission exam July 3th 2019
Interview July 3th 2019
Preparatory Course Enrollment July 12th – 26th 2019
Preparation Course     July 29th – September 20th 2018










*The cost of the prope course will be in accordance with each applicant’s capacity to pay i.e. the last socioeconomic study.

In order to take the admission exam for the preparatory course, the applicant must deliver proof of fee payment, six black and white photographs size small (white background, matte paper, ears and forehead uncovered, no beards or mustaches on men), fill out the application form, and deliver two copies of the following documents:

  • Birth Certificate
  • Professional Degree or Proof of Degree-in-process
  • Bachelor's Degree and transcripts (with official university stamp)
  • Letter of intent, three paragraphs maximum, in which the applicant explains his/ her reasons for starting postgraduate studies at UMAR, his/her academic and professional expectations, and areas of investigation.
  • Professional document
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • CURP


These documents should be delivered to the Head of School Services of each campus.

To be formally accepted into the Postgraduate Program, the applicant should:

  • Take the admission exam
  • Take the short preparatory course
  • Interview with the Postgraduate Counselor
  • Take the analytical and verbal ability exam*
  • Take the English text-translation exam*


*Will take place at the start of the preparatory course .



Sites of Selection Exam

  • UMAR Puerto Escondido Campus: Ciudad Universitaria, Carretera Vía Sola de Vega
  • UMAR Puerto Ángel Campus: Ciudad Universitaria, Puerto Ángel, Distrito de San Pedro Pochutla
  • UMAR Huatulco Campus: Ciudad Universitaria, Santa María Huatulco


Applicants should reserve a meeting time with the Head of the Postgraduate Studies Division ten days in advance in the examination location.




At the University of the Sea, the monthly contribution from the students is proportionate to how much they are able to pay; three types of financial support are offered.

  • Educational Services grant. Involves the remission payment of 25 to 100 %, this support is allocated to an unlimited number of students, considering the socioeconomic situation as the first criteria and the academic performance as the second.
  • Guía para solicitar la Beca de Servicios Educativos vía INTRANET
  • Food grant. It provides breakfast and lunch from Monday to Friday; this allocation is limited in number to the students with the greatest socioeconomic need.
  • Beca Manutención grants consist of monthly economic support. The allocated amount is proportionate to the level of study. As a new student to higher education, a minimum average score is not required since the criteria for allocation is the socioeconomic situation.

    Manual de Estudiantes


Sistema de Universidades Estatales de Oaxaca
Ciudad Universitaria, Puerto Ángel, Distrito de San Pedro Pochutla, Oax., México C.P. 70902
Ciudad Universitaria, Santa María Huatulco, Oax., México C.P. 70989
Ciudad Universitaria, Carretera Vía Sola de Vega, Puerto Escondido, San Pedro Mixtepec, Juquila, Oax., México C.P. 71980
Pino Suárez #509 Col. Centro, Oaxaca de Juárez, Oax., México C.P. 68000