The Tec stands out in the Employer Reputation metric in the rankings compiled by the international rating agency Quacquarelli Symonds
By News Desk | CONECTA National Staff - 11/11/2020

Tec de Monterrey is among the top 3 of the best universities in Latin America, according to the QS Latin America University Rankings 2021 carried out by the international rating agency Quacquarelli Symonds.

For the second year in a row, the Tec is number 3 in Latin America, and number 1 in Mexico.

The Tec and the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), which is in 7th place, are the only Mexican institutions in the top 10.

The Pontifical Catholic University of Chile and the University of São Paulo, Brazil, ranked first and second, respectively, in the annual ranking which highlights the best universities in Latin America.

Tecnológico de Monterrey.


Tec consolidates its position in the QS Latin America University Ranking

For Juan Pablo Murra, Rector of Undergraduate and Graduate Studies at Tecnológico de Monterrey, reinforcing this position in such an important ranking will allow the university to continue promoting academic excellence in different ways.

“In the challenging panorama we are currently experiencing, this news encourages us to continue inspiring all the people who form the Tec community. We know that the talent and commitment that they bring to each of their activities is reflected in this result.

"Without a doubt, this recognition is for everyone because, thanks to their commitment, we have the privilege of appearing year after year on this list," said Murra.

In general, the Tec improved its total score by 1.13 points, going from 98.4 in the 2020 ranking, to 99.53 in the 2021 ranking.

This year, the ranking is made up of 410 Latin American universities, representing 20 different countries.


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The Employer Reputation category is the Tec's best score in the rankings.



Employer reputation: Tec's strength

The ranking uses 8 evaluation metrics, in which the Tec achieved the following positions: 


- Employer Reputation

With a score of 99.9 and achieving 7th place, it is the strongest indicator for the Tec, and a reflection of the performance of its graduates.


- Academic Reputation

In this area, the university climbed 1 position, reaching 10th place.


- Student-Faculty Ratio

The Tec occupies 14th place for this metric.


- Staff with PhDs

The Tec achieved 67th place, with a score of 90.3.


- Citations per Paper

The Tec climbed 7 positions to 9th place.


- Papers per Faculty

The Tec is in 87th place for this metric.


- International Research Network

The Tec went up 2 places, reaching 11th place.


- Web Impact 

The Tec climbed 25 positions, to 31st place.


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Photo: Twitter / QS Top Universities.


Mexican universities in the ranking

66 Mexican institutions were evaluated in the ranking, the top 10 of which include:

  1. Tecnológico de Monterrey
  2. The National Autonomous University of Mexico
  3. The National Polytechnic Institute
  4. The Metropolitan Autonomous University
  5. The Ibero-American University
  6. The Autonomous Technological Institute of Mexico
  7. The University of Guadalajara
  8. The Autonomous University of Nuevo León
  9. The University of the Americas Puebla
  10. The Autonomous University of the State of Mexico


The Top 10 universities in Latin America

  1. The Pontifical Catholic University of Chile
  2. The University of Sao Paulo
  3. Tecnológico de Monterrey
  4. The University of Chile
  5. The State University of Campinas
  6. The University of Los Andes
  7. The National Autonomous University of Mexico
  8. The University of Buenos Aires
  9. The Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
  10. The National University of Colombia


Click here to see the ranking table.





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