Tecnológico de Monterrey

is a nonprofit institution born from society and for society that transforms the lives of thousands of people with an integral education, leadership, entrepreneurship and innovation, the best professors and teachers, and a social vision.

Source: Strategic Plan 2030


"Leadership, innovation and entrepreneurship for human flourishing."


The principles in which our Vision, our educational philosophy, our identity, and all of our Campus and academic entities unity, are based in the Tecnológico de Monterrey founder’s ideals. Also, they are an ethical reference for the group of norms that determine, in a direct way, institutional and academic decisions and the organizational behavior.

We are passionate about the disruption that generates value.

We break paradigms creating new opportunities for our public.

We are entrepreneurs, we generate ideas oriented to the public we serve and make them a reality.

We support and recognize people so they can generate changes, take risks and learn from their mistakes.

Student mobility in 2019

In 2019, a total of 10,528 students from Tecnológico de Monterrey took part in an international experience. These students are from high school, undergraduate and graduate schools.

The Tecnológico de Monterrey campuses welcomed 2,337 non-degree seeking international students and 3,079 degree seeking international students.

58% of Tecnológico de Monterrey graduates had an international experience.

Undergraduate Students

Internationalization has become a determining factor for the institution, which is why we are one of the universities with the highest number of academic cooperation agreements in the world.

The Vice Rectory for International Affairs will continue to ensure that the members of Tecnológico de Monterrey community have opportunities of living an international experience.


In 2019, 6,783 undergraduate students took part in an academic program or a professional state to one or more of 48 countries where Tecnológico de Monterrey has partners.

International presence

From 2000 to 2019, more than 160,000 students from Tecnológico de Monterrey have taken part in an international experience, and more than 90,000 foreign students participated in experiences at Tecnológico de Monterrey campus.

In 2019, QS World University Rankings position Tecnológico de Monterrey as the number 158 university and the number 3 in Latin America.

The Tecnológico de Monterrey is accredited by both domestic and international institutions such as the Mexican Federation of Private Institution of Higher Education (FIMPES) and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), respectively. Several academic programs have also received accreditations.

Graduate Employability Rankings 2020 by QS ranks Tecnológico de Monterrey as the 40th academic institution in terms of Graduate Reputation.

International undergraduate students at Tecnológico de Monterrey

Our students can interact with other cultures without having to leave the country thanks to the presence of international students and faculty from around the world. This multicultural environment promotes the global outlook of Tecnológico de Monterrey community.


In 2019, 381 students from Tecnológico de Monterrey took part in internship programs in 25 countries around the world. Some of the institutions that welcomed our students include:

Clinical rotations

In 2019, 126 medical students from Tecnológico de Monterrey did a clinical rotation in 9 countries.

Internationalization through virtual mobility

During 2019, Tecnológico de Monterrey opened opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students to participate in virtual internationalization experience in Germany, Canada, Spain, the United States, France, and more.

Through programs such as certificates, virtual exchange programs, double degrees, academic trips, online courses with international leaders, and Global Classroom.

Global Classroom by Tec de Monterrey

This initiative is an strategy of the Vice Rectory of International Affairs. The goal of the initiative is to connect a Tecnológico de Monterrey course with a course of an international university.

The students use technological tools to learn in a multicultural environment. In 2019, 16 courses were linked with 14 collaborations: 8 from undergraduate courses, 5 from graduate courses, and 1 mix from undergraduate and graduate courses.

International consortia

Tecnológico de Monterrey forges strategic alliances with prestigious organizations and consortia around the world. These consortia allows Tecnológico de Monterrey to develop academic, research and international cooperation programs.

TEC21 Educational Model

TEC21 Educational Model transformed traditional learning to challenge based learning. The goal is that undergraduate students develop competencies for life.

Over 12,000 new admissions for the new study plan in 26 campus.

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