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Tamaulipas Institute of Higher Education

Instituto de Estudios Superiores de Tamaulipas
Seal of IEST and Red de Universidades Anahuac
Motto Por la Fé y la Razón
(English: For Faith and Reason)
Established 1974
Type Private
Rector David Gómez Fuentes
Location Altamira, Tamaulipas, Mexico
Campus 2
Mascot Delfín (Dolphin)

The Tamaulipas Institute of Higher Education (Spanish: Instituto de Estudios Superiores de Tamaulipas), or IEST for its acronym in Spanish, is a private university in Altamira, Tamaulipas, Mexico founded in 1974. It is one of the most recognized universities along with ITESM Campus Tampico in the southern area of the state of Tamaulipas. It serves all the metropolitan area of Tampico, Ciudad Madero and Altamira, the northern part of the state of Veracruz and the eastern part of the state of San Luís Potosí. Its campus consist of Campus Altamira, and Campus Cd. Valles located in Ciudad Valles, San Luís Potosí.

Since 2005, it has been officially allied with the Anahuac Universities Network.


IEST's divisions consists of academic departments rather than faculties. Both undergraduate and graduate studies are available. IEST also provides the Preparatoria IEST (Secondary school), at campus Ciudad Valles, which consists of Upper and Lower Secondary Education (Preparatoria and Secundaria), with no undergraduate or graduate services.


The academic departments, with their respective majors at campus Altamira for undergraduate level are:


The academic departments, with their respective masters at campus Altamira for graduate level are:

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