Founded in 1959, Universidad Nacional del Centro del Perú (English: National University of Central Peru) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the small city of Huancayo (population range: 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Junin. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministerio de Educación, Peru (English: Ministry of Education, Peru), Universidad Nacional del Centro del Perú (UNCP) is a medium-sized (enrollment range: 9,000-9,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad Nacional del Centro del Perú (UNCP) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. This 57 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. UNCP also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, as well as administrative services.