Universidad de Monterrey has forged a reputation as one of the finest universities in the region and is ranked among the top universities in Mexico and Latin America by QS World University Rankings. UDEM's Business School is AACSB accredited, and the university is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools in the U.S. and in Mexico by the Federation of Private Mexican Universities (FIMPES).
Founded in 1969, UDEM offers a unique model of liberal arts education that includes co-curricular activities, integrated internships, community service and volunteering opportunities. UDEM is a community united by the common aspiration of contributing to the construction of a sustainable society through knowledge and the spirit of service.See All 9 Photos
Main CampusSan Pedro Garza Garcia, Mexico Campus Website5,000 - 20,000 on Campus100,000 - 250,000 residents in San Pedro Garza GarciaLanguage(s) spoken on campus: Spanish
UDEM is located in San Pedro Garza Garcia, a friendly, safe and prosperous suburb of 126,000 inhabitants which is part of the larger metropolitan area of Monterrey, the state capital of Nuevo León. Monterrey lies in a valley surrounded by majestic mountains about 250 kilometers south of the border with Texas and 1,000 kilometers north of Mexico City.
Monterrey is Mexico's third largest city and one of the nation's most important industrial, financial and business centers. 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 among the 100 best student cities in the world!
Monterrey is often considered the most ‘Americanized’ city in Mexico and combines a modern outlook with history and traditional culture. Monterrey is home to a thriving artistic community, various museums, theaters, concert halls, symphony orchestra, ballet company and prominent sports teams. The barrio antiguo ("old quarter") with its many restaurants, pubs, bars, discotheques and vibrant nightlife, is a favorite student hangout on the weekends.
UDEM offers a variety of clubs and activities. The I-link program assigns "international buddies" to interested students. The I-link program also regularly plans excursions and outings.