Established in 1988, Universidad San Francisco de Quito (San Francisco de Quito University) is a non-profit private 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): Cumbaya. 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 San Francisco de Quito (USFQ) is a small (enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. This 28 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this Ecuadorian higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. USFQ 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, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.