Instituto Politécnico Nacional

country rank  4
world rank  662

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University Overview

Founded in 1936, Instituto Politécnico Nacional (National Polytechnic Institute) is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the large metropolis of Mexico City (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Naucalpan de Juárez, Ecatepec, Pachuca, León, Zacatecas. Officially recognized by the Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico (Secretariat of Public Education of Mexico), Instituto Politécnico Nacional (IPN) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational Mexican higher education institution. Instituto Politécnico Nacional (IPN) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 84 years old Mexican higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 20-30% making this Mexican higher education organization a very selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. IPN also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Name National Polytechnic Institute
Acronym IPN
Founded 1936
Motto La Técnica al servicio de la Patria
Technology to meet the needs of the Nation
Colours Burgundy and white

University Location

Address Avenida Luis Enrique Erro S/N, Unidad Profesional Adolfo López Mateos, Zacatenco, Delegación Gustavo A. Madero
Mexico City
07738 Mexico City
Mexico
Tel +52 (55) 5729 6003
Fax +52 (55) 5729 6001
Other locations Naucalpan de Juárez, Ecatepec, Pachuca, León, Zacatecas

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
International
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

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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 20-30%
Admission Office Politécnico Nacional No. 1936, Unidad Profesional Adolfo López Mateos Zacatenco C.P. 07738, Col. Lindavista, Delegación Gustavo A. Madero
Mexico, D.F 07738
(55) 57296000
(55) 57296282

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment over-45,000
Academic Staff over-5,000
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Instituto Politécnico Nacional's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico


Year of first Accreditation

2001


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Consejo para la Acreditación de la Educación Superior, A.C. (COPAES)
  • Comités Interinstitucionales para la Evaluación de la Educación Superior (CIEES)
  • Consejo de Acreditación de Ciencias Sociales, Contables y Administrativas en la Educación Superior de Latinoamérica A.C. (CACSLA)


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Memberships and Affiliations

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

Academic Structure

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