Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education, Monterrey

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Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education, Monterrey
ITESM Monterrey Rectoria CETEC.jpg
The rectorate (left) and the CETEC towers.
Established 3 February 1947
Parent institution Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education
Location Monterrey, Mexico
25°39′05″N 100°17′24″W / 25.651469°N 100.290053°W / 25.651469; -100.290053Coordinates: 25°39′05″N 100°17′24″W / 25.651469°N 100.290053°W / 25.651469; -100.290053
Architect Enrique de la Mora
Website mty.itesm.mx

The Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education, Monterrey Campus (in Spanish: Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, Campus Monterrey) officially shortened as Tecnológico de Monterrey, Campus Monterrey, is the flagship campus of the Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education private university system.

Academics[edit]

As the Institute is a multiple campus university, most programs and general academic policies are shared among them. However, the Monterrey Campus is significantly more selective in its admissions, requiring a grade average of 80 or 90 in high school (on a 100-point scale) for those willing to transfer or apply as a freshman since 2007.[1] As of January 2008, 50% of its freshman class had an average grade of 90 and 25% had an average grade of 95 out of 100 at high school level.[2]

Colleges[edit]

ITESM has 43 programs in 8 colleges.

Also offers 32 master's degree and 7 doctorades degree.

Student life[edit]

As of January 2008, some 1,100 foreign students from 56 countries were studying at the Monterrey Campus, half of them as regular students.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Requisitos de admisión" (in Spanish). Tecnológico de Monterrey. Retrieved 2008-08-08. 
  2. ^ a b Rangel, Marisa (2008-01-24). "RZMM: Consolidación en calidad y prestigio" (in Spanish). Panorama (Tecnológico de Monterrey). p. 3. Retrieved 2008-10-20. [dead link]