The College of Mexico (COLMEX) - public higher education institution in Mexico. COLMEX was founded in 1940. The university has an urban campus in Tlalpan. Many independent academic rankings put The College of Mexico in the top 40 best universities in Mexico.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The admission committee requests both examination results and the document on previous academic performance. Only one applicant out of 10 manages to successfully enroll to The College of Mexico, which makes the university one of the most selective in the world. The university shares the popular system in Mexico that divides the academic year into semesters. Studying bachelor’s at COLMEX is relatively inexpensive - only 1,000 USD per year. In order to obtain a master’s degree the student must spend about 1,000 USD per year. On the official website of the university ( you can read more about the programs and associated tuition fees.

The composition of the university. The College of Mexico is relatively small, teaching about 500 students on average. The education is conducted by 999 teachers and professors. The university offers its students and the academic staff to participate in the international exchange programs. COLMEX has the following social media pages Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin.

Infrastructure of COLMEX. The university has a dedicated library. The campus dormitories that can be offered to the students upon request. Sports facilities can be a bonus for some students applying to The College of Mexico. The university is included in the Asociación Nacional de Universidades e Instituciones de Educación Superior (ANUIES).
Ranking   3230   42
Country Mexico
City Tlalpan
Bachelor (foreigners) 1,000 USD/year.
Master (foreigners) 1,000 USD/year.
Bachelor (citizens) 50 USD/year.
Master (citizens) 50 USD/year.
Living expenses $279 -522 USD/month
Acceptance Rate 10%
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1940
Abbreviation COLMEX
Teachers 999
Students 499
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
Admission Based on grades and examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Housing Available
Exchange programs Available
Sport facilities Available
Library Available
• Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico
• Asociación Nacional de Universidades e Instituciones de Educación Superior (ANUIES)
World ranking 3230
Country ranking 42
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 3230
Alternative title
Spanish El Colegio de México
old Colegio de México
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