Tecnológico de Monterrey is located in Monterrey city, the capital of the Nuevo Leon state in northern Mexico. Monterrey is an important industrial, commercial and educational center, and enjoys some of Mexico’s highest standards of living. Overall it is an innovative, modern city, though the historic Barrio Antiguo retains some traditional charm and is filled cafes, restaurants, nightlife spots, cultural events and museums – this neighborhood is also a popular hangout for Monterrey’s many students in the evenings and on weekends. The city boasts a warm, dry climate and lies in a valley surrounded by stunning mountain ranges, with the Sierra Madre Oriental mountains recognized as a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. Monterrey has also been ranked as a top 100 best student city!

Tec de Monterrey was founded by a group of Mexican industrialists in 1943, and its ties to the business world remain strong today. Tec has 31 national campuses as well as several international satellite offices. The main campus, located in Monterrey’s city center, is open to ISEP students. Tec's mission is to produce information capable of transforming lives. The university has been ranked in the top 200 universities worldwide, as the number one private university in Mexico and as the fifth best university in Latin America by QS World University Rankings

ISEP students immerse themselves in Mexican culture and daily life by taking university classes with local students and living with a host family in the community. The university has an active student body, and ISEP students can participate in sports teams, cultural activities and student groups. Business internships are also available to ISEP students, and regular excursions are planned by the International Programs Office. 

Program Website

Course Description

Tec de Monterrey offers courses in a variety of subjects in both English and Spanish. Spanish as a second language, Mexican culture and business Spanish courses are also available.  

Tips for finding courses: 

1. Go to ITESM’s Course Catalogue.

2. Follow the prompts to choose course level, semester, language and subject. 

3. Choose the campus. ONLY Campus Monterrey is available to ISEP students.

4. Scroll through the courses that appear. Courses that have a green bar at the top are confirmed as available. Courses that have a grey bar are tentative and may not be available. Click on “View Details/Ver Detalles” to see a course syllabus.  

Website for Course Availability

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Tecnológico de Monterrey (ITESM) - Monterrey

Tecnológico de Monterrey is ranked as one of the top 200 universities in the in the world, and  the top private university in Mexico. Tecnológico de Monterrey was also ranked...

Walk Score®: 96

Academics

Undergraduate
(in English)

*This program is OK for Sophomores

Fields of Study

  • Architecture

  • Business Recommended!

  • Communication

  • Computer and Information Sciences Recommended!

  • Engineering Recommended!

  • Health Sciences

  • International/Global Studies Recommended!

  • Law/Criminal Justice

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences

  • Mathematics

  • Physical Sciences

  • Psychology

  • Social Sciences Recommended!

  • Visual and Performing Arts

Academic Requirements

  • U.S. GPA: 2.75 or higher
    *accepts lower GPA with explanation
  • TOEFL iBT Score: 80
  • Institutional TOEFL Score: 550
  • IELTS Score: 6.5
  • LPR accepted as alternate to TOEFL or IELTS
  • LPR Writing Score: B2 - Intermediate High-Advanced
  • LPR Reading Score: B2 - Intermediate High-Advanced
  • LPR Listening Score: B2 - Intermediate High-Advanced
  • LPR Speaking Score: B2 - Intermediate High-Advanced
LPR = ISEP Language Proficiency Report

Special Needs Support

  • Mental Health

Undergraduate
(in Spanish)

*This program is OK for Sophomores

Fields of Study

  • Architecture Recommended!

  • Biology

  • Business: Recommended!

    Economics Entrepreneurship Finance International Business/Trade/Commerce Marketing Organizational Behavior Studies

  • Communication:

    Journalism Mass Communication/Media Studies Public Relations

  • Computer and Information Sciences Recommended!

  • Engineering: Recommended!

    Civil Engineering Electrical and Electronics Engineering Environmental Engineering Industrial Engineering Mechanical Engineering Systems Engineering

  • Foreign Languages and Literatures Recommended!

    Spanish Language and Literature

  • Health Sciences

    Nutrition Sciences

  • Human Services

    Public Administration

  • International/Global Studies

    International Relations and Affairs

  • Law/Criminal Justice

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences

  • Mathematics

  • Physical Sciences

    Chemistry

  • Psychology

  • Social Sciences Recommended!

    Political Science and Government

  • Visual and Performing Arts

    Digital Arts

Academic Requirements

  • U.S. GPA: 2.75 or higher
    *accepts lower GPA with explanation
  • LPR Required
  • LPR Writing Score: B1 - Intermediate High
  • LPR Reading Score: B1 - Intermediate High
  • LPR Listening Score: B1 - Intermediate High
  • LPR Speaking Score: B1 - Intermediate High
  • Number of language semesters completed 4
LPR = ISEP Language Proficiency Report

Special Needs Support

  • Mental Health

Other Academic Conditions

Credits: “ITESM Units/Unidades” are the number of hours per week a student is expected to work on the course (including lectures, seminars, labs and personal study time). ISEP generally recommends a conversion of 8 units/unidades to 3 U.S. credits or 6 ECTS.

Graduate level courses are closed to ISEP students. Medicine courses are limited and require pre-approval from ITESM. 

Students who are taking all courses in English are not required to submit a Language Evaluation, but it is strongly recommended that students have at least 1 semester of Spanish language to navigate daily life in Mexico. Students taking courses in Spanish must submit a Lanugage Evaluation and have at least a B1 level. 

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