Founded in 1890, University of Tasmania is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large town of Hobart (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Tasmania. Officially accredited/recognized by the Department of Education and Training, Australia, University of Tasmania (UTAS) is a large (enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Tasmania (UTAS) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as undergraduate certificates/diplomas, associate degrees, bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 126 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 70-80% making this Australian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UTAS 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.