Established in 1990, Universitatea Petre Andrei din Iasi (Petre Andrei University of Iasi) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the small city of Iasi (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Botosani, Bacãu, Piatra Neamþ, Roman, Tecuci, Focsani. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministerul Educatiei si Cercetarii, România (English: Ministry of Education and Research, Romania), Universitatea Petre Andrei din Iasi (UPA) is a small (enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universitatea Petre Andrei din Iasi (UPA) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. This 26 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 Romanian higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UPA also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.