Established in 1976, Universidad Autónoma de Tlaxcala (English: Autonomous University of Tlaxcala) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the medium-sized town of Tlaxcala (population range: 10,000-49,999 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following locations: Apizaco, Calpulalpan, Ixtacuixtla. Officially accredited/recognized by the Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico (English: Ministry of Public Education, Mexico), Universidad Autónoma de Tlaxcala (UATx) is a coeducational higher education institution. Universidad Autónoma de Tlaxcala (UATx) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 40 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. UATx also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, as well as administrative services.