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Assessment and Continuous Improvement
Strengthening and Developing Tecnológico de Monterrey
Academic Quality Assurance
Over the last 25 years, Tecnológico de Monterrey's assurance of academic quality has revolved mainly around five axes: the adequate selection of candidates through admission processes and standards; the evaluation of learning in a standardized way, by the institution and external agencies and schools; follow-up of our graduates; institutional effectiveness evaluation through performance indicators; and obtaining and maintaining national and international accreditations, both at the institutional level and at the academic programs.
Tecnológico de Monterrey is looking for a new generation of students: talented and enthusiastic people, committed to the development of their environment and the wellness of society; people with potential to become leaders capable of innovating, undertake and also seek for personal development in all their dimensions. Our admission process aims to get to know you, for your academic performance and for everything that makes you extraordinary. In order for an objective and impartial evaluation of all candidates be conducted, our Admissions Committee will carefully review the information you share with us about who you are, what you are passionate about, and how you can contribute to our student community exclusively.
An essential component of academic quality is the evaluation of learning, as a tool to identify areas of opportunity both at the individual student level and at the academic programs. Also of the institution in general. As a reinforcement of the evaluation activities carried out by teachers in their courses, Tecnológico de Monterrey has promoted the use of standardized tests such as the Bachelor´s Degree General Assessment (EGEL in spanish), developed by the National Center for Higher Education Evaluation CSO (CENEVAL in spanish). Simultaneously, the institution has designed integrative evaluations for academic programs that have no external testing, with the purpose of measuring the level of knowledge and skills shown by students at the end of their undergraduate studies. Results obtained from external and internal tests are part of the academic quality indicators with which the performance of the Tecnológico de Monterrey campuses is evaluated each semester.
Since 1989, Tecnológico de Monterrey has periodically and systematically measured its graduates´s performance and pathway. Graduate studies contribute to the evaluation and accomplishment of the institutional Mission and support the continuous improvement processes of study plans and academic support services. Additionally, Tecnológico de Monterrey periodically consults the companies that employ its graduates, to find out the perception of the work performance and training of the alumni. These results allow us to identify areas for improvement in the study plans and promote links with the country's productive sector. Graduate Follow-up studies are a key tool to evaluate the academic quality of Tecnológico de Monterrey because they focus on measuring the ultimate impact of educational work: the performance of graduates and their contribution to society.
In order to follow up on the strategies adopted to achieve the Tecnológico de Monterrey's Vission and Mission, the Institution developed a process to ensure the quality of the programs and projects derived from strategic planning. This process allows campuses performance evaluation through academic, financial and operational indicators. Following the precept that what is not measured cannot be improved, Tecnológico de Monterrey, through the process of evaluating institutional effectiveness, has generated the required information over 25 years to operate under the philosophy of improvement. keep going.
Since its inception, Tec de Monterrey has recognized the importance of accreditations, give the fact that they involve the evaluation by external entities of compliance with high standards of academic quality, both at an international and national level. The fact that the determined commitment to the accreditation processes strengthens the national and international recognition of the Tecnológico de Monterrey t's undisputed.
Education Investment Plan
Tecnológico de Monterrey's Educational Investment Program is an alternative created for those who wish to ensure their children's education in advance, acquiring tuition certificates at current prices, for a future use at high school, undergraduate or continuous education levels at the Institution.