Established in 1966, Universidad Mariano Gálvez de Guatemala (English: Mariano Galvez University of Guatemala) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large city of Guatemala City (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Guatemala. This institution has also branch campuses in the following locations: Alta Verapaz, Baja Verapaz, Chimaltenango, El Progreso, Escuintla, Huehuetenango, Izabal, Jalapa, Jutiapa, Petén, Quetzaltenango, Quiché, Retalhuleu, Sacatepéquez, San Marcos, Santa Rosa, Sololá, Suchítepequez, Totonicapan, Zacapa. Officially accredited/recognized by the Consejo de la Enseñanza Privada Superior, Guatemala (English: Council of Private Higher Education), Universidad Mariano Gálvez de Guatemala (UMG) is a very large (enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Evangelical religion. Universidad Mariano Gálvez de Guatemala (UMG) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as undergraduate certificates/diplomas, bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 50 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this Guatemalan higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UMG 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.