Established in 1989, Universidade da Região da Campanha (English: University of the Region of Campanha) is a private higher education institution located in the large town of Bage (population range: 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Rio Grande do Sul. This institution has also branch campuses in the following locations: Alegrete, Caçapava do Sul, Dom Pedrito, Santana do Livramento, São Borja, São Gabriel, Itaqui. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (English: Ministry of Education, Brazil), Universidade da Região da Campanha (URCAMP) is a coeducational higher education institution. Universidade da Região da Campanha (URCAMP) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. This 27 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. URCAMP also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, as well as administrative services.