|Name of the ranking (in English)||El Universal – the Best Universities in Mexico|
|Name of the ranking (in original)||El Universal – Las Mejores Universidades de Mexico|
|Scope of the ranking||specific program ranking, general ranking|
|Website of the ranking||https://www.eluniversal.com.mx/interactivos/2021/mejores-universidades (paid access); https://interactivo.eluniversal.com.mx/2020/mejores-universidades (free access)|
|First year of publication||2007|
|Most recent year of publication||2021|
|Date of last update||2023-05-09|
|Ranking organization||El Universal|
El Universal Ranking includes two rankings: a general ranking of Mexican HEIs and program rankings. Programs are evaluated in the following 25 areas: Actuarial Science, Administration, Architecture, Biology, Communication and Journalism, Accounting, Law, Graphic Design, Economics, Philosophy, History, Civil Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Systems/Computer Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics, Chemical Engineering, Mathematics, Medicine, Marketing, Dentistry, Pedagogy, Psychology and International Relations.
THE METHODOLOGY FOR GENERAL RANKING INCLUDES:
Quantitative data collected from HEIs (60%) regarding institutional accreditation, research, and academic staff.
Survey conducted among selected academic staff (20%) – each HEI provides the ranking with a list of professors of which 100 are randomly selected and a questionnaire is sent to them. They evaluate all the participating institutions, except for the one they represent.
Survey conducted among employers (20%) – a random selection of employers is made, obtained from the Directory of Public Sector Officials, the Directory of Public and Private Hospitals, the Directory of Industridata Companies and from a list of contracting former students, provided by the Educational Institutions. 100 respondents are chosen at random in each State, adding a total of 1,700 people interviewed.
THE METHODOLOGY FOR PROGRAM RANKINGS INCLUDES:
Quantitative data collected from HEIs (70%) regarding information on particular programs offered by the university. Survey conducted among selected academic staff (30%) – for each program, a questionnaire is sent to 100 randomly seleted full-time professors who answer questions evaluating particluar programs in all participating institutions except for the one where they work.