Tuition fee for one semester: USD $5,100.00 (five thousand one hundred dollars)

Tuition fee for a full academic year (two semesters): USD $10,200.00 (ten thousand two hundred dollars)

The tuition for the Summer Program: USD $3,600.00 (three thousand six hundred dollars)

Tuition payment deadlines

All tuition must be paid in full to CIMAT by:

Fall semester: July 1, 2019

Spring semester: November 1, 2019

Summer program: April 1, 2020

Tuition does not include:

  • Health insurance and medical care (excepting onsite first aid and nursing services)
  • Housing 
  • Round-trip airfare or ground transportation from home institution to Mexico and/or Guanajuato
  • Ground transportation from Mexico City or any other place in Mexico to Guanajuato
  • Ground transportation within Guanajuato
  • Ground or air transportation within Mexico
  • Meals and leisure activities
  • Textbooks and other academic materials
  • Expenses from spouses or other family member or relatives

The optional Mexican Culture course has a total cost of USD $250.00 (two hundred and fifty dollars) and should be paid jointly with the tuition.



In the table below, you can find the estimated costs of living in Guanajuato for a month. Keep in mind that they will be paid in Mexican pesos (MXN), so the final amount will vary according to the exchange rate.


Expenses Costs
Rent (including utilities) MXN $7,000 (≈ USD $350)
Meals MXN $3,000 (≈ USD $150)
Local transportation MXN $900 (≈ USD $45)
Other (museums, tours, cinema, etc.) MXN $300-$400 (≈ USD $15-$20)



You will find the CIMAT MSSG Tuition Invoice in the Student Handbook. The payments can be made via Paypal or via electronic funds transfer.

The required bank details for a money transfer can be found in the Student Handbook. Please include the complete student name and address as a reference. Once the payment has been made, please send proof of payment to

If you wish to make your payment via Paypal, you can do so here. Please don't forget to send proof of payment to

Tuition deposit

Remaining tuition

Mexican Culture course