Founded in 1997, Universidade Católica de Angola (Catholic University of Angola) is a for-profit private higher education institution located in the the suburban setting of the large city of Luanda (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministério do Ensino Superior, Angola (English: Ministry of Higher Education, Angola), Universidade Católica de Angola (UCAN) is a medium-sized (enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Universidade Católica de Angola (UCAN) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as undergraduate certificates/diplomas, bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. This 19 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this Angolan higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UCAN also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.