Founded in 1985, Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar, Ecuador (Simón Bolívar Andean University, Ecuador) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large city of Quito (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Pichincha. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): La Paz. Officially accredited/recognized by the Consejo de Evaluación, Acreditación y Aseguramiento de la Calidad de la Educación Superior del Ecuador (English: Council of Evaluation, Accreditation and Quality Assurance in Higher Education of Ecuador), Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar, Ecuador (UASB) is a very small (enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar, Ecuador (UASB) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 31 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this Ecuadorian higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UASB 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.