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TEC - Instituto Tecnológico de Estudios Superiores
Guadalajara, Mexico; Monterrey, Mexico; Queretaro, Mexico
TEC: Instituto Tecnológico de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey
Monterrey, Guadalajara, Queretaro, Mexico
** Temporarily Suspended in Monterrey and Guadalajara**
OIP is currently revising our study abroad application in order to facilitate more efficient application processes and to better suit the needs of our students and partner institutions overseas. Applications for Spring 2014 (as well as for programs with early deadlines for Fall or Full Year 2014) will open July 1, 2013. Although applications will not open until July, our overseas studies regional advisors remain available to meet with students interested in discussing our programs and we encourage students to come talk to us early.
Requirements: Students must have completed Advanced Spanish II and have a minimum of 3.0 GPA.
About the Program
TEC - Instituto Tecnologico de Estudios Superiores Program Budget 2013-2014.pdf
University and Location
Founded by a group of Mexican entrepreneurs in 1943, Tec de Monterrey is a private university serving approximately 95,000 students in over 30 campuses around the country. It is a leading private Mexican institution known for its academic rigor, modern campuses and state of the art facilities. Georgetown students attend the Monterrey, Guadalajara and Querétaro campuses. Monterrey, with a population of 3 million people, is Mexico's third largest city and one of the country's major industrial centers as well as a focal point for trade relations between Mexico and the US. Tec's campus in Monterrey is the oldest and largest one serving over 17,000 students. With a population of 3.5 million, Guadalajara is the second largest city in Mexico. Although its economy is based in the technology industry, this city offers a pleasant suburban atmosphere and is considered a center for the arts and for Mexican culture. In its state of the art campus, Tec serves 4,800 students. Located in the heart of Mexico, Querétaro is a charming city of less than one million people rich in history and colonial architecture. Tec's modern campus serves 3,000 students.
Room and Board
Each International Programs Office at Tec de Monterrey places foreign students in on-campus dormitory rooms or in private homes off-campus. Students in host families eat at home. Those in residences may eat at university cafeterias and snack bars or at variety of restaurants within walking distance of the campus.
Level of Program Support
The International Programs Office in each campus arranges housing for students, organizes cultural activities, serves as a liaison with academic departments, and provides other non-academic support services. For more information on TEC's internationalization program, click here.
Students arrive in late July for the fall semester or early January for the spring semester. The fall semester ends in early December and the spring ends in late May.
Fields of Study
In all campuses: International Business, Marketing, Finance, Management, Business Development, Business Administration, Accounting, Economics, ILP, Mexican and Latin American Culture, International Relations
In Monterrey: also Political Science, Literature and Linguistics
To see course descriptions for each field of study, click here for a course catalogue at the Queretaro campus (select Area de estudio and then click on Plan de estudios.)
Useful website terms
Language of Instruction
Georgetown students enroll in a minimum of 5 three-credit regular university courses per semester for a total of 15 credits. Direct matriculation students should not take more than 1 International Division course. Students who complete this requirement earn 15 GU credits and 5 course equivalents. All courses should be of an academic nature. Additional non-academic courses can be taken but will not be awarded GU credit.
Tec de Monterrey grades on a scale of 1-100. The minimum passing grade is 70. Number grades, not their US equivalents, appear on your transcript but are not calculated into your Georgetown G.P.A.
Student Program Evaluation
Students that participated in this program provided their assessment of their experience. To find detailed information on the following topics, click the links below.
2008-2009: 2 respondents out of 2 participants
Student Profile (2008-2009)
Academic, Cultural, & Linguistic Learning (2008-2009)
Program Support & Living Conditions (2008-2009)
There are currently no active application cycles for this program.