Founded in 1960, Universidad EAFIT (EAFIT University) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large city of Medellín (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Antioquia. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Bogotá, Pereira, Llanogrande. 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 EAFIT (EAFIT) is a large (enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad EAFIT (EAFIT) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 56 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. EAFIT 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, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.