The Mexican education system is sub-divided into three parts. Attending school at these three levels is compulsory. The sub-division entails primary schooling for a kid of six to twelve years, junior high school for children of twelve to fifteen years, and the high school level for fifteen to eighteen years students. Its education is connected to the tumultuous history of the country and various divisions in the country in terms of class and ethnicity. Currently, Mexican higher education has dramatically improved. Higher education is entailed by five sub-systems which include public and technological universities, private institutions, technological institutes, teacher training colleges, and technological institutes. The country has more than 1300 higher education institutions. Some of the best Universities in the country include the [“Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico” (UNAM), “Tecnologico de Monterrey” (ITESM), “Universidad
Autonoma Metropolitana” (UAM), and the “Universidad Iberoamericana” (UIA)]
(Collier, 2021). Some of these universities have been ranked one of the best in the world. UNAM is rated 113th in the global university ratings, and ITESM 178th.
Mexico offers study abroad programs in some of its best universities, creating ways where one can learn and observe the rich culture of the country considering the country tend to be a port of exchange and movement of people, culture, money, cuisine, and an unending list. The Yucatan Peninsula is one of the ideal destinations where one can take STEM classes in English and for those who seek to improve their proficiency in the Spanish language (“Study abroad in Mexico”). Studying in Yucatan not only offers learning in college but also experiencing biodiversity of the Mexico, seeing the ancient artifacts, and the magnificent cultural legacy in the area. The UNAM, or the National Autonomous University, among several other higher education institutions also offer study abroad programs to international students who seek to improve and study their Spanish and English proficiency. Mexican students also ought to study abroad for their higher education and according to Studylink, about 1500 Mexican students study abroad with about 30,000 who are already abroad for their higher learning (“Study abroad in Mexico”). Some of their universities have scholarship programs for studying abroad, among others private programs.