The Universidad Autónoma de Tamaulipas is a higher education public institution with wider coverage and students' enrollment in the state.

We currently attend around 40,000 students in 26 academic units, faculties and schools, distributed throughout the north, center and south zones in the state, as well as in its virtual campus through our online modality. There are also Research and Transfer of Knowledge Centers.

The Students at UAT receive an integral career education that strengthens  the academic aspects with art and sport and a very strong value culture. Moreover, the students who are family parents receive support from the University Children's Development Circle.​