Founded in 1970, Universidad Católica de Colombia (English: Catholic University of Colombia) is a for-profit private higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the metropolis of Bogotá (population range: over 5,000,000 inhabitants), Bogota. This institution has also branch campuses in the following locations: Chia. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministerio de Educación Nacional - Consejo Nacional de Educación Superior, Colombia (English: Ministry of National Education - National Council for Higher Education), Universidad Católica de Colombia (UCATOLICA) is a large (enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Universidad Católica de Colombia (UCATOLICA) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as associate degrees, bachelor degrees in several areas of study. This 46 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this Colombian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UCATOLICA also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.