ITESO is the first university in the state of Jalisco to receive the seal of quality "Institution of Academic Excellence" from the Secretary of Education in Mexico. It is a renowned university with leading investigators and professors in their different fields of study; an infrastructure designed to focus on the development of the human being in its multiple aspects, allowing the student to develop in full potential; and a general framework of environmental sustainability applied in the whole campus as well as in the teaching.
ITESO has more than 10,000 students in its campus consisting of 40 hectares of beautiful green areas, with more than 3,000 trees and 41 buildings. Even though the ITESO is constantly expanding in number of students and personnel, new programs and geographically, the atmosphere of harmony that stimulates intellectual, emotional, spiritual and physical development and for which ITESO is famous, is never lost.
The modern educational facilities; a sophisticated web of technological systems; cutting edge laboratories as well as an astronomical observatory; an infrastructure that encourages physical activity including a fully equipped gym with instructors as well as soccer, basketball, baseball and tennis courts; areas of recreation and the closeness to nature make ITESO the ideal place for studies and for personal and professional development in a free environment created for creativity and coexistence.