Instituto Tecnológico del Istmo

country rank  313
world rank  11699

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University Overview

Founded in 1969, Instituto Tecnológico del Istmo (Technological Institute of the Isthmus) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the large town of Juchitán de Zaragoza (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Oaxaca. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico (Secretariat of Public Education, Mexico), Instituto Tecnológico del Istmo (IT Istmo) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Instituto Tecnológico del Istmo (IT Istmo) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 51 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 90-100% making this Mexican higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Technological Institute of the Isthmus
Acronym IT Istmo
Founded 1969
Motto Por una tecnología propia como principio de libertad
For its own technology as a principle of freedom
Colours Orange and white

University Location

Address Km. 821, Carretera Panamericana
Juchitán de Zaragoza (population range: 50,000-249,999)
70000 Oaxaca
T +52 (971) 711 1042
F +52 (971) 711 2559

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate 90-100%
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Continuous
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Asociación Nacional de Universidades e Instituciones de Educación Superior (ANUIES)

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020