Tecnológico de Monterrey (ITESM) - Monterrey
Founded by a group of Mexican businessmen in 1943 and now considered one of the best universities in Mexico, ITESM is a 33-campus educational system with satellite offices in Asia, Canada, Europe, Latin America and the U.S. System-wide enrollment has surpassed 60,000 students.
The Monterrey campus includes an experimental agricultural station, athletic facilities, a theater, two computer centers and 50 laboratories. There are also many cultural activities.
Monterrey CampusMonterrey, Mexico Campus Website5,000 - 20,000 on Campus250,000+ residents in MonterreyLanguage(s) spoken on campus: Spanish
Monterrey, the capital of the state of Nuevo León, is located in northern Mexico. It is a two-hour drive to the U.S. border. Monterrey is Mexico's third-largest city and one of its most important industrial, economic and educational centers. All university buildings are located in the city center of Monterrey, with easy access to most amenities. They are located five minutes from the Macroplaza and the old town of Barrio Antiguo, where students can find cafes, restaurant, bars, cultural events, museums and a vibrant nightlife. It is also a favorite student hangout on weekends.
Tecnológico de Monterrey has modern sports facilities including a gym, pool and exercise classes. Students can also participate in team sports. There are also over 200 student organizations at Tec de Monterrey through the student development department.
The international programs office organizes trips and excursions during the semester to other cities including places like Guanajuato, Zacatecas, Merida and Playa del Carmen. Trips have cost extra and vary depending on destination. Local field trips to museums, natural parks and more, are also offered to students during the semester for an additional cost.