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Instituto Panamericano de Alta Direccion de Empresa (IPADE), Graduate Business School

IPADE Business School is the Universidad Panamericana (UP) Business School. It was founded in 1967 by a group of prominent entrepreneurs, with the purpose of educating Top Management leaders by means of an innovating academic offering, a global focus on business, social responsibility and adherence to Christian principles, with the aim of positively transforming organizations in all sectors, and the society at large. IPADE promotes international dialogue, and has signed agreements with renowned, equivalent academic institutions in other countries. IPADE is also accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and is a participating member in several international organisms. Forty eight years after its foundation, IPADE has over 32,000 graduates from its different Programs, which are offered in our permanent campuses in Mexico, Guadalajara and Monterrey, as well as in satellites campuses, national and international, and is classified as one of the best business schools in the world, according to the rankings of the most important periodicals such as Financial Times, Forbes and CNN Expansión.


  • Management


  • Private

  • Public


  • Full-time

  • Part-time

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* Tuition and fees are displayed in US dollars for ease of comparison, and are accurate as of July 1, 2016. A currency converter is available here, if you wish to see the rates in a different currency.

This profile was updated on August 28, 2017.