Founded in 1803, Universidad de Antioquía (University of Antioquia) is a non-profit public 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): Rionegro, Andes, Caucasia, Puerto Berrio, Turbo. 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 de Antioquía (UdeA) is a very large (enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad de Antioquía (UdeA) 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 213 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UdeA 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.