Established in 1988, Universidade Paulista (English: Paulista University) is a private higher education institution located in the metropolis of São Paulo (population range: over 5,000,000 inhabitants), Sao Paulo. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (English: Ministry of Education, Brazil), Universidade Paulista (UNIP) is a very large (enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidade Paulista (UNIP) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. This 28 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. UNIP 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.