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Universities in Mexico

Higher Education in Mexico

2021 Ranking of Mexico Universities

What are Mexico’s most famous universities? Topuniversitieslist has published the 2021 Mexican University Ranking, which includes 541 Mexican higher-education institutions that fulfill the Topuniversitieslist selection criteria:

being chartered, registered, or certified by the relevant Mexican higher education-related institution, and providing at least four-year undergraduate degrees (bachelor degrees) or postgraduate degrees (master or doctoral degrees) in a conventional, face-to-face, non-distance education style.

The Topuniversitieslist League Table and University Ranking of 541 Universities in Mexico are available to see.

2021 Sub-rankings by provinces and territories

The Democratic Republic of Mexico is a federal republic made up of 32 provinces. The capital and largest city of Mexico, as well as the states of Puebla and Estado de Mexico, have the greatest number of higher education institutions that follow the Topuniversitieslist selection criterion. All states with at least two Mexican higher education institutions that fulfill the Topuniversitieslist selection criterion are included in the following Topuniversitieslist sub-rankings or league tables.


Yucatan (12)
Veracruz (19)
Zacatecas (6)
Tlaxcala (8)
Tamaulipas (21)
Sonora (18)
Tabasco (14)
Sinaloa (16)
San Luis Potosi (9)
Queretaro (9)
Quintana Roo (13)
Oaxaca (25)
Nuevo Leon (22)
Puebla (35)
Michoacan (16)
Nayarit (11)
Morelos (15)
Hidalgo (19)
Jalisco (12)
Mexico City (55)
Guanajuato (24)
Estado de Mexico (34)
Guerrero (16)
Colima (3)
Coahuila (17)
Durango (17)
Campeche (8)
Chiapas (17)
Chihuahua (21)
Baja California Sur (5)
Baja California (12)
Aguascalientes (11)