Established in 1948, Universidad de los Andes (University of the Andes) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the metropolis of Bogotá (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants), Bogota. 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 los Andes (UNIANDES) is a large (enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad de los Andes (UNIANDES) 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 68 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 30-40% making this Colombian higher education organization a very selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UNIANDES 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.