Human capital and creativity
The literacy rate in Mendoza is 97.8%. Access to primary education in Argentina and Mendoza is universal. The primary school enrollment rate in Argentina reaches 98.3% and the high school enrollment rate is 80%.
Mendoza has eight universities (two of them are national, public and free of charge), seven university institutes, 74 higher-education institutes and more than 2,700 schools (elementary, middle and high schools). After Buenos Aires, Mendoza is the province with the highest number of private universities in the country.
Local universities’ programs cover 98% of the total career options in Argentina with more than 70,000 students per year enrolled.
Mendoza is the province with the highest environmental awareness of Argentina (Environmental Awareness Index 2012, messured by the Siglo XXI University of Córdoba, Argentina).
Mendoza in the main world media:
Mendoza in The Telegraph