Established in 1951, Universidade Católica de Pernambuco (Catholic University of Pernambuco) is a private higher education institution located in the large city of Recife (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Pernambuco. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (Ministry of Education, Brazil), Universidade Católica de Pernambuco (UNICAP) is a coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Universidade Católica de Pernambuco (UNICAP) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 65 years old H.E. institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. UNICAP also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.