Monterrey Institute of Technology

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world rank  453

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University Overview

Founded in 1943, Tecnológico de Monterrey (Monterrey Institute of Technology) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Monterrey (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Nuevo Leon. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): other 26 locations in Mexico. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico (Secretariat of Public Education, Mexico), Tecnológico de Monterrey (Tec de Monterrey) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. Tecnológico de Monterrey (Tec de Monterrey) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as 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 76 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this Mexican higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Monterrey Institute of Technology
Acronym Tec de Monterrey
Founded 1943
Motto Formamos líderes emprendedores con sentido humano y competitivos internacionalmente
We form entrepreneurial leaders with a human sense and internationally competitive
Colours White and blue

University Location

Address Avenida Eugenio Garza Sada No. 2501 Sur, Colonia Tecnológico
Monterrey (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
64849 Nuevo Leon
T +52 (81) 8358 2000
F +52 (81) 8358 2264
Other locations other 26 locations in Mexico

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
Int'l student 10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office 2501 Eugenio Garza Sada Avenue
Monterrey 64849
+52 (81) 8358 2000

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range over-45,000
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,500-1,999
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Tecnológico de Monterrey's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico

Year of first Accreditation

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Federacion de Instituciones Mexicanas Particulares de Educacion Superior FIMPES
  • Southern Association of Colleges and Schools SACS
  • Mexico National Council for Science and Technology
  • Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications ACEJMC
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology ABET
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business AACSB
  • Consejo Latinoamericano de Acreditacion de la Educacion en Periodismo CLAEP
  • Institute of Food Techonologists IFT
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design NASAD


  • Association of Pacific Rim Universities APRU
  • Universitas 21 U21
  • Open Education Consortium OEC
  • Worldwide Universities Network WUN

Academic Structure


Social Media

Online Courses

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Open Education Consortium
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Site last updated: Monday, 14 October 2019