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About Mexico

The Patlani Report 2012 provides international student mobility data in Mexico for the 2010/11 academic year. The Patlani Report was made possible through the effort of a group of institutions and individuals in Mexico and abroad, interested in having reliable, consistent and comparable information on international flows of higher education students to and from Mexico.

Fast Facts: Mexico

  • There were more than 7,600 international students in Mexico in the 2010/11 academic year.
  • The top five places of origin in 2010/11 were France, United States, Spain, Germany and Colombia.
  • The most popular destinations for Mexican students to study abroad are Spain, United States and France. 
  • Nearly 60 percent of international students in Mexico study humanities or social sciences.

Source: Patlani Report

Mexico's definitions conform with Project Atlas definitions. For more information, please view the Project Atlas Glossary.

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