Founded in 1988, Universidade de Cuiabá (English: University of Cuiabá) is a for-profit private higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Cuiaba (population range: 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Mato Grosso. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (English: Ministry of Education, Brazil), Universidade de Cuiabá (UNIC / PITÁGORAS) is a large (enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidade de Cuiabá (UNIC / PITÁGORAS) 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. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this Brazilian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. UNIC / PITÁGORAS also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.