Established in 1965, Universidade FUMEC (English: FUMEC University) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large city of Belo Horizonte (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Minas Gerais. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (English: Ministry of Education, Brazil), Universidade FUMEC (FUMEC) is a large (enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidade FUMEC (FUMEC) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. FUMEC also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.