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Exchange (Bilateral) Mexico: Tecnologico de Monterrey (ITESM)
Cuernavaca, Mexico; Guadalajara, Mexico; Monterrey, Mexico; Queretaro, Mexico (Outgoing Program)
|Homepage:||Click to visit|
|Restrictions:||UW-Whitewater applicants only|
|Dates / Deadlines:|
|Term||Year||App Deadline||Decision Date||Start Date||End Date|
|Spring||2016||10/01/2015 **||Rolling Admission||TBA||TBA|
** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
|Program Type:||Exchange (Bilateral)||Language of Instruction:||English and Foreign Language|
|Housing Options:||Apartment, Dorm/On-Campus, Home-Stay||Minimum GPA:||2.5|
|Class Standing:||Freshman, Graduate, Junior, Senior, Sophomore||Areas of Study:||Accounting, Biology, Business, Chemistry, Communication, Culture, Economics, International Business, International Relations, Marketing, Math/Statistics, Political Science, Spanish|
Tecnológico De Monterrey
UW-W Exchange Program
|Location||Mexico, Multiple Campuses|
|Eligibility||2.5 GPA, All majors|
|Academic Focus||Across the curriculum|
|Language of Instruction||English, Spanish|
|Terms||Semester, Summer, Year|
The environment at Tecnológico de Monterrey is designed to offer students multiple opportunities to actively participate in professional and personal development endeavors. Students learn through multiple facets such as problem solving, projects, collaborative and service learning, as well as case studies and research.
Various courses are offered at different levels of proficiency in Spanish. Proficiency in Spanish is determined by ITESM's "Spanish as a Foreign Language" examination. Those students who are evaluated to be at the level of "Superior" may enroll in any regular courses at ITESM prior to taking regular courses in which Spanish is the medium of instruction.
Some courses offered to international students include: Intensive Spanish, Business in Mexico, Hotel & Tourism, and Mexican History & Culture. Regular courses (in Spanish) are available in Agriculture, Architecture, Business, Food Technology, Humanities, Exact Sciences, Computers, Engineering, and Social Sciences.
Tecnológico De Monterrey offers a variety of campuses throughout Mexico in the following cities: Queretaro, Guadalajara, Mazatlan, Cuernavaca, Mexico City, State of Mexico, San Luis Potosi, and Toluca. There are many different options available to you between each Tecnológico de Monterrey Campuses.
Studying at Tecnológico De Monterrey students have three options when it comes to housing. You can choose independent apartments near campus, a host family, and the final option is living in the University dorms/residence halls.
Living with a host family is recommended for international students by the university. Homestays provide students with laundry and three meals per day. This is one of the best opportunities for students to fully embrace Mexican culture.
Exchange programs are affordable study abroad options that allow students to pay UW-W tuition while studying abroad. As with all approved study abroad programs, UW-W financial aid can be used on this program. Eligible students are encouraged to apply for the Wisconsin Grant for Study Abroad, and UW-W and external study abroad scholarships are available.
Cost of Attendance, Financial Aid, and Scholarships
UW-W tuition, as well as the Global Experiences Application Fee and CISI international insurance, are billed to the student’s UW-W account. Other expenses are paid individually (e.g. living expenses) or to the host university (e.g. accommodation).
Estimated Cost of Attendance (per semester)
|Housing and Meals||$3,800||$2,500|
|Other Living Expenses||$1,800||$1,500|
|Global Experiences Administrative Fees||$0||$275|
|CISI International Insurance||$0||$170|
|Round Trip Flight||$0||$600|
|Total Cost of Attendance||$9,400||$8,995|
*2014-15 UW-W tuition for in-state residents. Non-residents are subject to UW-W non-resident tuition rates. Tuition rates are subject to change each academic year.
Students must have a passport valid for at least 6 months beyond the end of the program date. Depending on the length of the program and the student’s country of citizenship, a Mexican student visa may also be required.
Passport and Visa Requirements
|Term||Application Deadline||Term Dates|
|Academic Year||March 15th||Early August to end of May|
|Fall Semester||March 15th||Early August to early December|
|Spring Semester||October 15th||Early January to end of May|
CGE Exchange Coordinator:
Center for Global Education
Office: Hyland 1227
UW-W Faculty Exchange Advisor:
For Business Majors
Dr. Lila Waldman
Department of ITBE
Office: Hyland 3402
UW-W Faculty Exchange Advisor:
For Spanish Majors
Dr. Peter Hoff
Department of Languages & Literatures
Office: Heide 462