​Inbound Mobility - Most Recent

2013/14

Total international student enrollment: 12,789

Do these counts of international students reflect both public and private institutions? Yes

Top 10 places of origin and percentage of total international student enrollment

Rank Place of Origin Number of Students Percent of Total
1 United States 2,865 22.4%
2 France 1,442 11.3%
3 Colombia 1,114 8.7%
4 Germany 1,036 8.1%
5 Spain 771 6.0%
6 Ecuador 476 3.7%
7 Venezuela 344 2.7%
8 South Korea 342 2.7%
9 Argentina 310 2.4%
10 Brazil 302 2.4%

International students by degree level

Degree Level Percent of Total
Bachelor's 78%
Continuing Education 10%
Master's 10%
Doctorate 2%
Specialty <1%
Technical <1%

International students by top fields of study

Field of Study Percent of Total
Social Sciences, Administration, and Law 43.1%
Engineering, Manufacturing, and Construction 19.9%
Health 16.3%
Arts and Humanities 9.3%
Foreign Language Studies 8.5%
Natural, Hard, and Health Sciences 3.7%
Agriculture and Veterinary 1.5%
Education 1.1%
Services 0.5%

Source: Patlani. (2016). National Survey of International Student Mobility of Mexico 2012-2013 and 2013-2014. Mexico: ANUIES.