Established in 1968, Universidad de Zamboanga (English: University of Zamboanga) is a for-profit private higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Zamboanga City (population range: 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Zamboanga Peninsula. This institution has also branch campuses in the following locations: Ipil Zamboanga Sibugay. Officially accredited/recognized by the Commission on Higher Education, Philippines, Universidad de Zamboanga (UZ) is a large (enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Universidad de Zamboanga (UZ) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. This 48 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this Philippine higher education organization a least selective institution. UZ also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.