Autonomous University of Tamaulipas

country rank  57
world rank  5023

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University Overview

Founded in 1950, Universidad Autónoma de Tamaulipas (Autonomous University of Tamaulipas) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Ciudad Victoria (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Tamaulipas. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Tampico. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico (Secretariat of Public Education, Mexico), Universidad Autónoma de Tamaulipas (UAT) is a coeducational higher education institution. Universidad Autónoma de Tamaulipas (UAT) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details.

University Identity

Name Autonomous University of Tamaulipas
Acronym UAT
Founded 1950
Motto Verdad, Belleza, Probidad
Truth, Beauty, Probity

University Location

Address Matamoros 8 y 9 s/n Edificio de Rectoría Zona Centro
Ciudad Victoria (population range: 250,000-499,999)
87000 Tamaulipas
T +52 (834) 318 1800
F +52 (834) 312 0070
Other locations Tampico

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office


Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Not reported
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico


  • Asociacion Nacional de Universidades e Instituciones de Educacion Superior ANUIES

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Errors and Update

Site last updated: Monday, 14 October 2019