Office of International Programs

Mexico City, Cuernavaca and Monterrey, Mexico

Exchange Program: Technological Institute of Superior Studies of Monterrey

Terms Available:

  • Fall, Spring, Academic Year, Summer

 Application Deadline:

  • Fall, Summer Academic Year: March 15
  • Spring: September 1


  • Undergraduate (at least a sophomore)
  • Good standing with UA
  • 2.5 G.P.A
  • One year of college-level Spanish


  • Upon arrival, students take a Spanish placement exam in the language laboratory.  It lasts over an hour and includes an oral interview.  Depending on your placement, you will: 1) select classes from the regular programs offered to the Mexican students, 2) you will study a semester Spanish course with two or three other classes before or after the Spanish course, or 3) you will spend your full schedule in an intensive Spanish course. 

 Tuition Costs:

  • University of Akron, In-State Tuition: $4,630.08
  • Additional costs will include room and board, visa application, transportation and general living expenses. 
  • Please schedule an appointment to meet with an Education Abroad Adviser to obtain a detailed budget sheet for this program.

 Housing Options

  • Housing is available with a host family.  If pre-arranged, the host family meets students at the airport.  Three meals a day are included with the home stay.  However, on Sundays few people cook in Mexico.  The student may need to prepare his/her own meal that day.

 Please visit Technological Institute of Superior Studies of Monterrey’s website for 

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