Two Mexican universities are among the best in the world

By Elliot Bullman

Leading authority placed two Mexican institutions among the top 200 in the world.

The Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) and Tecnológico de Monterrey are among the best 959 universities in the world, according to Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), a leading authority on ranking universities.

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The UNAM, a large coeducational higher education institution with an enrolment capacity of over 45,000 students, climbed six places, going from place 128 to 22; while Tec de Monterrey, a private education university, rose seven places, from 206 to 199 and also was granted a 5-star rating for its excellence based on eight categories including innovation, internationalization, and employability.

Among universities in Latin America, UNAM ranked third, only under the University of Buenos Aires and the University of Sao Paulo. The Monterrey Tec was placed in seventh place.

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Other Mexican institutions that have climbed the rankings include the Universidad Iberoamericana (UIA) and Universidad Anáhuac have risen from the 651-700 gap to 601-700, while the National Polytechnic Institute (IPN) has climbed from the 701- 750 to 651-700.

For the sixth year running,Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)leads way as the world's best university. If you are offered a place at MIT ANNUAL (nine months) tuition fees will cost you just over $48,000 USD. Meanwhile the British University of Cambridge is ranked the top University in Europe and fourth place overall.

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