Study in Mexico

If you want to study in Mexico, then you need to know which of its universities are right for you. Times Higher Educations World University Rankings take the top institutions in the world, and look at their performance across all of their core objectives: teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook.

Mexico has 7 universities in the overall Times Higher Educations World University Rankings. The highest-ranking university in Mexico is Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education, which is ranked at number 501-600.

Choosing where to study for a degree in Mexico is one of the biggest decisions you will ever make. THE’s student resources are here to help you make the right choice, particularly if you want to study abroad. Explore the universities of Mexico below - we’ve pulled together some information that we hope will help you to decide where to study.

Use the map to see where Mexico’s top universities are located, and if any institutions are of particular interest, you can click on their name, or the “explore” button, to find out more. We’ve also pulled in information about how much Mexico is investing in its higher education, and also how many people live there.

Our World University Rankings were founded in 2004 and our data are trusted by governments and universities across the world.

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Browse the top-ranked universities in Mexico

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Statistics about Mexico

  • Expenditure on education out of total expenditure 19.01%
  • Of which, on higher education 18.13%
  • Enrollment rate in higher education 29.21%
  • Population 127,017,224
  • Unemployment 4.9%
  • Annual GDP 2.55%
Data source: The World Bank