Founded in 1653, Universidad del Rosario (El Rosario University) is a for-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 del Rosario (UR) is a large (enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad del Rosario (UR) 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 363 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this Colombian higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UR 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.