Established in 1988, Universidade de Cruz Alta (University of Cruz Alta) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the suburban setting of the large town of Cruz Alta (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Rio Grande do Sul. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministério da Educação, Brazil (Ministry of Education, Brazil), Universidade de Cruz Alta (UNICRUZ) is a small (enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidade de Cruz Alta (UNICRUZ) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. This 29 years old H.E. 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. UNICRUZ 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.