Established in 1945, Universidad del Tolima (University of Tolima) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Ibague (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Tolima. 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 Tolima (UT) is a large (enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad del Tolima (UT) 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 71 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this Colombian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UT also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.