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1. Create your profile and upload your documents

Create your profile and start your admission process on line in the BE UDEM platform.

Or you can turn in your documentation at the Office for New Students:

  • Duly completed and signed application for admission. Download PDF application
  • A copy of original birth certificated, issued in the current year.
  • A copy of your CURP.
  • A photocopy of your official i.d. (INE card, passport).
  • A photocopy of official i.d. of party paying tuition (INE voter’s card, passport).
  • A copy of proof of address (issued within three months of current date, only water, electricity, and telephone bills will be accepted).
  • Four recent black-and-white photographs (3 X 2.5 cm / 1 ¼” X 1”), no snapshots, with
    your name on the back.
  • Original high school certificate or original certificate of recognition of high school
    education.
  • A minimum grade point average of 7.0 or its equivalent in the scale of the high school of origin.
  • The document Terms and Conditions for Admission and Permanence in the Universidad de Monterrey, duly signed prior to registration payment.
  • If applicable, official certificate of incomplete university studies.

If your course of study is still underway, you must submit your updated transcripts and grades from current period, according to the following table:

 

​Three-year semester plan
Months​ ​Transcripts
​September-December​ ​Transcripts up to the 4th semester and grade report of the 5th semester.
​January-August ​Transcripts up to the 5th semester and grade report of the 6th semester.
​Two-year semester plan
Months ​Transcripts
​August-December ​Transcripts up to the 2nd semester and grade report for the 3rd semester.
​January-August ​Transcript up to the 3rd semester and grade report of the 4th semester.
Two-year four-month term plan
Months ​Transcripts
​September-December ​Transcripts up to the 3rd semester and grade report of the 4th semester.
​January-April ​Transcripts up to the 4th semester and grade report of the 5th semester.
​May-August ​Transcripts up to the 5th semester and grade report of the 6th semester.

*You must submit the photographs, recent copy of original birth certificate, high school certificate, and certificate of Recognition or Equivalency, as appropriate, within a period of twenty (20) working days after the beginning of classes. These documents should be certified by the Department of Higher Education or bear an apostille from the Department of Certifications from the government of the state where you pursued your studies.

 

Are you a foreign student? Check the requisites.

Did you pursue studies abroad?

In addition to the above documents, you must submit the following documentation at the Office for New Students:

  • The corresponding transcripts (10th for the first and second semester; 11th for third and fourth semesters, and 12th for fifth and sixth semesters).
  • If applicable, Certificate of Recognition of High School Education or Equivalency (you should process this certificate with the SEP).

At the time of final registration, you must also submit the following documents:

  • A copy of original birth certificated, issued in the current year.
  • Authenticated original high school certificate.

Remember that you must submit the photographs, recent copy of original birth certificate, high school certificate, and certificate of Recognition or Equivalency, as appropriate, within a period of twenty (20) working days after the beginning of classes. These documents should be certified by the Department of Higher Education or bear an apostille from the Department of Certifications from the government of the state where you pursued your studies.​​

If you are a Prepa UDEM graduate

Submit the following documentation at the Office for New Students:

  • Duly completed and signed application for admission. Download PDF application
  • A copy of original birth certificated, issued in the current year.
  • A photocopy of your CURP.
  • Four recent black-and-white photographs (3 X 2.5 cm / 1 ¼” X 1”), no snapshots, with your name on the back.

Remember that you must submit your photographs and a copy of your original birth certificate, issued in the current year, within a period of twenty (20) working days after the beginning of classes.

If you graduated from the International Baccalaureate (IBO), you can approach your Academic Program Director to check the equivalency options that you can be given. For this process, you must submit the following documents:

  • Original program accreditation diploma (including subjects and grades).
  • Equivalency project reviewed and signed by the director of academic program.
  • Make payment as applicable.
Do you want to have your studies validated?

If you want to have your studies validated, follow these steps:

1. Come to an interview with the director of the selected Academic Program. Request the equivalency (courses taken in the country) or validation (courses taken abroad).

2. Submit the following documents to the Director of the Academic Program that you want to pursue:

  • Partial certificate of studies.*
  • Transcript or official document issued by the educational institution abroad where you took and passed the courses to be validated.
  • Program of every course for which an equivalency or validation may be granted, with signature and seal of coordinator of the institution of origin.

3. Once you know the decision of the program director, submit the following documents to the Center for Information Services and Student Services**:

  • Equivalency and validation project form authorized by the Director of Academic Program.
  • Authenticated partial certificate of undergraduate studies.
  • Application form for equivalency and/or accreditation with the Secretariat of Public Education. This form is provided at the Center for Information Services and Student Services (CIAA) when you start the process.
  • Simple power of attorney authorizing the University agent to carry out the process. This form is provided at the Center for Information Services (CIAA) when you start the process.
  • Upon submission of the documents, you will receive authorization for payment. You can make the payment at the Center for Information Services and Student Services (CIAA) to continue the process.

*The authenticated partial certificate must be submitted in order to proceed with the equivalency process. The transcript or proof of grades will only be considered to prepare the project form for equivalencies and validations authorized by the Director of the Academic Program.

**The equivalency or validation process must be started and completed during your first semester at the Universidad de Monterrey; otherwise, you will have to take those courses.

2. Take the entrance and placement examinations

The entrance examination that you will have to take is the Academic Aptitude Test (PAA), which measures aptitudes in the verbal and mathematical areas.

To take the entrance examination, you must attend the test preparation courses. Call the Office for New Students at +52 (81) 8215-1010 to book your place on the available date that best suits you.

You have two opportunities to pass the PAA. If you do not pass it the first time, you will have to wait for at least a month before taking it again.

If you are a Prepa UDEM graduate

If you are a Prepa UDEM graduate, you get an automatic pass to the undergraduate level.

PAA in other institutions
  • If the exam was taken at another institution, it will be considered as valid if you submit an official document mentioning the score obtained in each area, as well as the overall score.
  • Validity is one year.

We accept the SAT result if you submit the original report and obtained the minimum score required, equivalent to the PAA.​

Specific program requirements

For the following academic program, you need a minimum score of 1,150 points in the entrance examination (500 in the verbal area and 500 in the Mathematics area)​ and have a minimum grade point average of 75.00 or its equivalent in your high school of origin.

  • Bachelor of Information and Communication Sciences
  • Bachelor of Film and Digital Production

For the following academic program, you need a minimum score of 1,200 points in the entrance examination (550 in the verbal area and 550 in the Mathematics area)​ and have a minimum grade point average of 80.00 or its equivalent in your high school of origin.

  • Bachelor of Educational Sciences*
  • Bachelor of Humanistic and Social Studies
  • Bachelor of Philosophy
  • Bachelor of Literature
  • Bachelor of Psychopedagogy*
  • Bachelor of Sociology

 

(*) Candidates wishing to enroll in the undergraduate degree program in Educational Sciences or Psychopedagogy must receive approval from the Academic Program Director, based on an essay that each applicant should write on their reason to pursue the undergraduate program in Educational Sciences or Psychopedagogy at the Universidad de Monterrey.

4. Submit rest of documentation and make pre-registration payment

If you obtained a passing score in your entrance examination, you must submit original copies of the following documentation at the Office for New Students, so as to complete your admission process to the University:

  • A copy of birth certificate issued in the current year.
  • Authenticated original high school certificate (if you do not have your high school certificate authenticated by the Secretariat of Public Education, submit a copy of your full transcripts or a certificate of completion of studies).

The deadline to submit these documents is 20 working days after the first day of classes. If you fail to submit them, your admission to the university will be rescinded and your semester of study will not be valid.

 

Pre-registration fee is $4,000.00. You can make these payments through any of the following options:

  • By check, debit card or credit card, at the Office for New Students.
  • Through the Internet, logging in to the UDEM Portal with your account and password.

    • To obtain your Portal UDEM account and password, call the Office for New Students at +52 (81) 8215-1010.​​​

  • Printing out the deposit slip off the UDEM Portal and paying at a branch of Banorte, Banamex, Bancomer, HSBC, Scotiabank, or Santander.

 

If you have queries about the pre-registration process, we invite you to consult the file “Make your pre-registration step by step”.

5. Complete your class schedule and pay your registration fee

In order to define your class schedule, you must make an appointment with the director of your Academic Program for counseling. Contact the Office for New Students at +52 (81) 8215-1010.​​

 

Once you have your schedule, you can make your registration payment through the option of your choice:

  • By check, credit card or debit card at the Center for Information Services and Student Services (CIAA).

    • CIAA Main Administrative Building (Rectoría) office hours: Monday to Friday, from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Saturday, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., by appointment only (book your appointment by phone: +52 (81) 8215-1020, or request it through the appointment form, 48 hours inadvance).

  • Through the Internet, logging in to the UDEM Portal with your account and password.

    • To obtain your Portal UDEM account and password, call the Office for New Students at +52 (81) 8215-1010.​​​

  • Printing out the deposit slip off the UDEM Portal and paying at a branch of Banorte, Banamex, Bancomer, HSBC, Scotiabank, or Santander.

 

Consult the tuition calculator.

 

If you need more information on how to complete your registration process, we invite you to consult the file “Register step-by-step”..

6. Attend the “Gente UDEM” initiation event

This event will be your initiation into university life. You will be able to interact with the director of your degree program and the dean of your division. You will also learn about all the services and resources that you have at your disposal as a student of this institution. Additionally, you will have the opportunity of meeting and interacting with your fellow new students. Your participation in this process is mandatory.

Likewise, your parents are invited to attend an event in which our President speaks of the University’s vision and the most relevant projects that have been undertaken over the last few years. He also introduces the different deans and directors of the institution. Any queries that your parents may have can be answered at this event. Therefore, their attendance is important.

For further information on these events, write to us at [email protected] or call us at +52 (81) 8215-1000 ext. 1838.


General provision for admission to undergraduate degree programs

Remember that in order to be admitted to UDEM it is important to comply with the current regulations, policies, and admission criteria established by the Institution.

The Admissions Department or the Admissions Committee, as the case may be, will determine the candidates’ eligibility at its sole discretion.

UDEM reserves the right to reveal its candidate eligibility criteria.