Top Universities and Colleges in Mexico

Where do you find the best universities in the world? Well, pretty much anywhere - including Mexico! Cool, huh? In Mexico you can find plenty of top-ranked universities that take their rightful place next to some of the biggest international university names out there.

Mexico's universities, colleges, medical schools, engineering schools, and law schools are highly respected and well-known in the education and academic communities, and they continue to offer prestigious Bachelor's, Master's, and Ph.D programmes for smart, driven adventurers like you. Feel free to choose from some of the most competitive degrees in the best universities in Mexico.

Best Universities in Mexico according to International Rankings

Universities Times Higher Education Ranking (2022) Shanghai Jiao Tong University Ranking (2021) TopUniversities Ranking (2022) U.S. News & World Report Ranking (2021)
Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education 601 - - -
Metropolitan Autonomous University 801 - 801 1044
National Autonomous University of Mexico 801 201 105 399
Instituto Politécnico Nacional - 501 751 930
Tecnológico de Monterrey - - 161 840
Universidad Panamericana México - - 551 -
Universidad Iberoamericana - - 701 -
Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México - - 751 -
Universidad de las Américas Puebla - - 801 -
University of Guadalajara - - 801 -
Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla - - 1001 729
Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León - - 1001 -
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University Rankings Explained

World University Rankings created by Times Higher Education takes into account the reputation of research done by universities and how often papers produced by universities were quoted around the world.

Academic Ranking of World Universities created by Shanghai Jiao Tong University focuses on the number of award-winning scientists, most cited researchers from the listed universities, and their contribution to the scientific community.

QS World University Rankings created by TopUniversities surveys a large number of academic experts about the reputation of universities and also measures the quality of teaching.

Best Global Universities Rankings created by U.S. News & World Report analyses university graduation rates and how many students remain enrolled in their second year of studies. It also surveys university representatives on the performance of universities.


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