Founded in 1977, Universidad CES (CES University) is a non-profit private 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. 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 CES (CES) is a small (enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad CES (CES) 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 39 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. CES 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, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.