Founded in 1952, Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie (English: Mackenzie Presbyterian University) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the metropolis of São Paulo (population range: over 5,000,000 inhabitants), Sao Paulo. This institution has also branch campuses in the following locations: Campinas, Tamboré. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (English: Ministry of Education, Brazil), Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie (MACKENZIE) is a very large (enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Presbyterian religion. Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie (MACKENZIE) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 64 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. MACKENZIE also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.