Founded in 1990, Universitatea de Vest Vasile Goldis Arad (English: Vasile Goldis Western University of Arad) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the small city of Arad (population range: 250,000-499,999 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following locations: Satu Mare, Baia Mare, Marghita, Zalau, Bistrita, Alba Iulia, Sebis. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministerul Educatiei si Cercetarii, România (English: Ministry of Education and Research, Romania), Universitatea de Vest Vasile Goldis Arad (UVVG Arad) is a large (enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universitatea de Vest Vasile Goldis Arad (UVVG Arad) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as undergraduate certificates/diplomas, bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate 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 60-70% making this Romanian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UVVG Arad 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, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.