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Autonomous University of Tamaulipas
Universidad Autónoma de Tamaulipas
Motto Spanish: Verdad, belleza, probidad [1]
Motto in English Truth, beauty, probity
Established 30 October 1950[1]
Type Public university
Location Victoria, Tamaulipas, Mexico
22°16′34″N 97°51′47″W / 22.276151°N 97.86296°W / 22.276151; -97.86296Coordinates: 22°16′34″N 97°51′47″W / 22.276151°N 97.86296°W / 22.276151; -97.86296
Campus Several across the state; mostly urban.
Former names Educación Profesional de Tampico, A.C. (Tampico's Professional Education)[1]
Nickname Correcaminos (Roadrunners)
Website http://www.uat.mx

The Autonomous University of Tamaulipas (in Spanish: Universidad Autónoma de Tamaulipas, UAT) is a Mexican public university based in Victoria, Tamaulipas, but with several campuses across the state.

History

It was founded on 30 October 1950 at the port of Tampico as Educación Profesional de Tampico, A.C. (Tampico's Professional Education),[1] a civil organization that sponsored a Faculty of Law and a Faculty of Medicine that were later incorporated into a public school under the auspices of the National Autonomous University of Mexico.[1] On 5 November 1972 it was recognized as an autonomous university.[1]

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