Established in 1967, Universidad Autónoma del Caribe (Autonomous University of the Caribbean) is a private higher education institution located in the large city of Barranquilla (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Atlantico. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministerio de Educación Nacional - Consejo Nacional de Educación Superior, Colombia (English: Ministry of National Education - National Council for Higher Education), Universidad Autónoma del Caribe (UAC) is a large (enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad Autónoma del Caribe (UAC) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. This 49 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. UAC also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, as well as administrative services.