Established in 1985, Universidad Sergio Arboleda (English: Sergio Arboleda University) is a non-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: Santa Marta. 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 Sergio Arboleda (USA) is a small (enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Universidad Sergio Arboleda (USA) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as undergraduate certificates/diplomas, bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 31 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this Colombian higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. USA also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.