Universities in Mexico

Mexico is unique among all Latin American countries with its vibrant culture and hospitable citizens. It has a well-developed education system and provides excellent economic stability to its students, and Mexico has outstanding universities and private colleges. Each year students from Europe, Asia, and the USA come to Mexico to pursue higher education. 

Why Study in Mexico?

Currently being the second-largest economy in Latin America, Mexico is one of the fastest-growing economies. Naturally, its strong higher education system is keeping up with its expanding economy, making it a study abroad destination for international students worth considering.

Mexico’s higher education format is similar to universities in the U.S. and Europe with bachelor’s degrees (duration: four years), master’s (duration: two years), and a PhD (duration: three years). 63 Mexican universities hold top rankings in the latest QS Latin America University Rankings in regional terms. Fourteen universities in Mexico are top rankers globally in the latest QS World University Rankings.

The best university in Mexico is Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) which is 113th in the world rankings. This public university has more than 350k student population, spread across various campuses in Mexico. The second-best university is the Tecnológico de Monterrey, ranking 178th in world rankings. It has 31 campuses across Mexico and offers several undergraduate and postgraduate classes taught in English. 

Eligibility Criteria

International students who have studied in Mexico for more than six months should apply for a residency permit visa.

The primary language in Mexico is Spanish. Even though the education courses are taught in English, it is best to learn and master Spanish beforehand before coming to Mexico.

Aspirants are open to choosing any degree program in any university across Mexico and applying online. The main cities in Mexico where the top university campuses are located include Mexico City, Puebla, and Cancun. The universities will notify the aspirant after selection based on the aspirant’s documents.

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