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Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2025 09/01/2024 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: University Exchange Housing Options: Apartment, Dormitory, Homestay, Student Responsibility
Credit Type: Transfer Credit Language of Instruction: English, Spanish
Experiential Learning: Internship, Service-Learning
Program Description:
Founded in 1991, the Campus Guadalajara is located in the northwest outskirts of the city. Something remarkable about the Campus is the good balance between the green areas and the modern buildings, which combine in perfect harmony to bring a fresh and friendly learning atmosphere. After 35 years, Campus Guadalajara has 8,000 students, 17,456 alumni, and is well recognized as spearhead in the Tecnológico de Monterrey educational model. Campus Guadalajara has earned national and international prestige due to the quality of its academic programs and facilities. The Business School is ranked as the #1 in Mexico, and was recognized for having the largest number of programs certified by national and international associations. Exchange students experience direct support on-campus through an on-site orientation, an on-campus student buddy program, and pre-arranged optional excursions.  

Semester Dates:
  • Fall: August - December
  • Spring: January - Mid-May
  • Summer: End of May - Early July
Host University Courses:
  • Language and Culture Courses
  • Regular Coursework in English
  • Regular Coursework in Spanish (must have intermediate-advanced level Spanish proficiency)
  • Internships and Service-Learning Options Available
  • Full course listings are provided after application
  • For more information on these programs, click here and here (Note: make sure to select "Campus Guadalajara" when searching coursework).
  • 8 Units = 3 U.S. Credits
  • Credits earned through a Drake exchange program will count as transfer credits
  • Course Pre-Approval Forms are required as part of the program application
  • Participants are required to maintain full-time status while abroad
  • Note: Exchange Partner semester dates may conflict with the Drake University academic calendar

  • Host University Housing Information: Click Here
  • See Housing Type(s) above
  • Housing and meals are NOT included in the program cost
  • Students pay regular Drake Tuition to their Drake Account for semester and year-long programs
  • Financial Aid and Scholarships generally apply as they would if the student were studying on campus
  • All additional fees (housing, meals, books, optional excursions, airfare, etc.) will be paid separately
  • Students should meet with the Office of Student Financial Planning once a program is chosen to discuss their award amounts 

Drake students participating on this program are required to complete the following steps:
  1. Drake Exchange Application
    • Attend an Education Abroad 101 Session
    • Click on the Apply Now button at the top of this page
    • Schedule a meeting with an Education Abroad Advisor BEFORE the application deadline
  2. Drake Exchange Nomination
    • Receive notification of status within two weeks after the application deadline
  3. Host University Application 
    • Schedule a meeting with an Education Abroad Advisor to complete the host university application AFTER nomination
  4. Host University Acceptance
    • Upload a copy of host university acceptance letter to application

For additional exchange student information, click on the Homepage link above.