Founded in 1943, Tecnológico de Monterrey (Tec) is recognized as the top private nonprofit university in Mexico. Tec has since grown to 31 campuses across 25 Mexican cities, offering high school, undergraduate, and graduate programs at most locations. The flagship Monterrey campus in Nuevo León includes an experimental agricultural station, athletic facilities, a theater, and 50 laboratories. The campus also hosts many cultural events and symposiums throughout the year. The campus in Mexico City has been active since the 1950s.
- High school students: 27,470
- Undergraduate students: 58,365
- Graduate students: 6,815
About the Locations
Monterrey, Nuevo León
Nuevo León is in northeast Mexico and shares a border with the United States. The state's geography spans the Great Plains, Rio Grande River, and Sierra Madre Mountain range. Located in a valley of the Sierra Madre, the Monterrey area is the second-largest metropolitan area in Mexico with a population of five million. Home to many major Mexican and international businesses, Monterrey is semi-arid and is one of the warmest cities in Mexico. The region features many publicly accessible trails that cross a variety of terrains, including deserts and forests.
Mexico City is the capital of Mexico and the largest city in the country. Centrally located, the city proper has a population of more than nine million in about 575 square miles. Greater Mexico City, which includes 60 adjacent municipalities, has more than 20 million residents making it one of the largest metropolitan areas in North America. Located in the Valley of Mexico, the city is surrounded by mountains and volcanoes. The historic city center, Centro Histórico, has been designated as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.