Founded in 1987, Universidade Federal de São João Del Rei (Federal University of São João del-Rei) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large town of São Joao del Rei (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Minas Gerais. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Ouro Branco. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (Ministry of Education, Brazil), Universidade Federal de São João Del Rei (UFSJ) is a small (enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidade Federal de São João Del Rei (UFSJ) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. This 30 years old H.E. institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 10-20% making this Brazilian higher education organization a most selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UFSJ also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.