Tecnologico de Monterrey

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Tecnologico de Monterrey is one of the most recognized universities in Latin America. With 32 campuses around Mexico, it provides one of the highest quality education for over 90.000 students. The private university is well known for being the first university that was ever connected to the internet in Latin America and for their many famous politicians, CEOs of the largest international corporations, and their highly recognized academics.

Tec de Monterrey’s recognition

In 2018, Tec de Monterrey was ranked as the number 5 on the list of best universities in Latin America while in 2017 the university was listed as number 7. This is mostly due to the high marks on the categories of internationalization, innovation, employability, facilities and special criteria. Tecnologico de Monterrey has achieved that 94% of the graduates are employed within 12 months of graduation and some of them are now directors of very successful companies in Mexico and Latin America.

Campuses Tec de Monterrey

The 31 campuses are spread out over Mexico divided into three different regions.

North: Monterrey, Cumbres, Eugenio Garza Lagüera, Eugenio Garza Sada, Santa Catarina, Valle Alto, Aguascalientes, Chihuahua, Ciudad Juárez, Laguna, Matamoros, Saltillo, Tampico and Zacatecas.

Central-South: Mexico City, Santa Fe, State of Mexico, Prepa Tec Esmeralda, Chiapas, Cuernavaca, Hidalgo, Metepec, Puebla, Toluca and Veracruz Central.

West: Colima, Guadalajara, Irapuato, León, Morelia, Navojoa, Northern Sonora, Obregón, Querétaro, San Luis Potosí, Santa Anita and Sinaloa.

The main campus is located in Monterrey in the North of Mexico where the university was founded back in the late 1960’s. This campus has remained the largest of all with additional facilities to enjoy.

Facilities Tec de Monterrey

Studying at Tec de Monterrey in Mexico City, Guadalajara, Puebla, Morelia, Querétaro, Mérida, Aguascalientes or any of the other campuses is nothing like you are used to. It’s not just a university where you get your education, it’s a way of living. Everyone is extremely proud of their university and that is not very unexpected if you go to one of the most expensive private universities in Mexico. The tuition for a year at Tec de Monterrey will cost around 13.000 USD, which is extremely high for a country with an average salary of 843 USD a month. Luckily the exchange program with your university enables you to go there for free.

The facilities at Tec de Monterrey are designed to create a nice balance between studying and recreation. The main campuses in Monterrey, Mexico City and Guadalajara (also the largest cities in Mexico) have state-of-the-art facilities that can be easily compared to the American campuses you see on Youtube. Every student will have access to cafeterias, research laboratories, gym, library, swimming pool, baseball/football/soccer fields that even has a stadium for over 36.000 visitors.

A very cool fact about the main campus in Monterrey is that it is designed as an oasis of nature. So when you’re walking from class to class you will go through a beautiful garden that will make you instantly forget you are at a university. The best part, there are many different animals walking around freely. They started with ducks and peacocks, but nowadays you can find squirrels, hummingbirds, woodpeckers, cenzontles, and even deers. Yes really, they can come up to you while you are chilling with your friends in the sun.

Student life at Tec de Monterrey

Studying at Tec de Monterrey is not just for your degree, it is also to have fun. Many students are active in extracurricular activities, such as congresses, debating, community events or student- and study groups. They often organize fun activities for the other students that happen on campus, including an outdoor cinema with bean bags, markets, music events and much more. You can also participate in sports activities and join the school team of your favorite sport or perform different arts, such as salsa lessons, singing, music, cooking and graphic arts. The possibilities are endless.

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In just a few minutes walking is the nightlife area of Medellin, a mall with a cinema, businesses and the university CES.

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Poblado is the nicest area in the city. It’s known for its beautiful apartments and fancy restaurants and bars. As Medellin is a valley and Poblado is on the edge, many apartments have an amazing view over the city and are surrounded by nature.

This apartment is located right above the entertainment area called Parque Lleras. It’s a quiet and safe area, but still very close to all the hotspots! 

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The spaces everyone goes to have fun are located in Poblado. This is the place to be! Full of restaurants, bars, clubs, shopping malls, cinemas, stores, and more! 

Casa Iguana is just a few minutes walking and an amazing location for someone that wants to have fun but also wants to live in a quiet area. 

 

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The universities that are nearest to the house are:

  • University EAFIT: 14 minutes by car
  • CES: 4 minutes by car
  • Business district: 3 minutes by car

Most internships and foreign companies are located in Poblado. 

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