Ranking  634      4
Country Mexico
City Mexico City
Bachelor (foreigners)1,000 USD/year.
Master (foreigners)1,000 USD/year.
Bachelor (citizens)1,000 USD/year.
Master (citizens)1,000 USD/year.
Cost of living $358-700 USD/Month.
Acceptance Rate 30%
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1936
Abbreviation IPN
Teachers 7,297
Students 93,055
Religion None
Academic calendar Continuous
AdmissionBased on entrance examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Financial aid Available
Distance learning Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Motto
La Técnica al servicio de la Patria
Accreditation
• Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico
Affiliations
• Asociación Nacional de Universidades e Instituciones de Educación Superior (ANUIES)
Rankings
World ranking634
Country ranking4
Employer Reputation289
Ranking in world by sphere
Engineering and Technology241
Natural Science353
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking634
QS World University Rankings607
Cost of living in Mexico City
Expenses - USD/Month.Min.Med.
Accommodation 151 273
Food 115 214
Transportation 13 31
Communications and utilities 37 37
Clothing 17 63
Sports and leisure 25 82
Total358700
Accommodation in Mexico City USD/Month.
Shared room outside of centre153
Shared room in city centre275
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre256
1 bedroom apartment in city centre377
Alternative title
English National Polytechnic Institute
Location on map
Instituto Politécnico Nacional (IPN) - public higher education institution in Mexico. IPN was founded in 1936. The university has an urban campus in Mexico City.

University ranking. Instituto Politécnico Nacional is one of the top educational institutions in Mexico that never leaves the country’s top 5 places to study. National Polytechnic Institute is highly renowned as a university that managed to stay in the top 5% worldwide rankings. It excels in the fields of: «Engineering and Technology», «Natural Science». International rankings note that the university is popular among employers.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The main criterion for admission is examination results. The process of admission is not complicated by student competition as there are only 3 applicants per seat. 1,000 USD/год. A year of master’s studies at IPN will usually cost 1,000 USD per year. Even though the tuition fees are not that high, the students still can apply for scholarship. Here you can choose from a wide array of full-time programs, however the students are not limited to them as the university also offers online courses and programs. When planning your education, please, consult the official website of the university http://www.ipn.mx.

The composition of the university. National Polytechnic Institute is a big educational institution, attended by more than 93 thousand students. The university accepts applications from foreign students. The academic staff of IPN includes more than 7 thousand teachers and professors. IPN has international student exchange programs between partner universities. More information regarding the life of the university can be found on its social media pages:Twitter, Youtube, Facebook, Linkedin.

Infrastructure of IPN. The students have access to the university’s library. Instituto Politécnico Nacional ia a member of «Asociación Nacional de Universidades e Instituciones de Educación Superior (ANUIES)».

National Polytechnic Institute - Official Description

La Secretaría de Investigación y Posgrado es la entidad que propone, establece, dirige y evalúa las políticas institucionales para generar, aplicar y transmitir conocimiento científico y tecnológico con el fin de comprender la naturaleza y contribuir al desarrollo sustentable del país para mejorar la calidad de vida de la población; formar, mediante la investigación y los estudios de posgrado, científicos y tecnólogos, con conocimientos profundos, avanzados y pertinentes, con la capacidad de utilizarlos de manera innovadora para resolver problemas relevantes del país, contribuir a abatir sus rezagos e inequidades y abrir nuevos campos en la ciencia y tecnología. Su objetivo es integrar, proponer e implantar en el Instituto, el modelo y sistema académico del posgrado, las líneas de investigación y desarrollo tecnológico, conforme al modelo educativo y al de integración social.

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