Established in 1881, École des Hautes Etudes Commerciales (HEC School of Management) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the rural setting of the small town of Jouy-en-Josas (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), Ile-de-France. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministère de l'Enseignement supérieur et de la Recherche, France (English: Ministry of Higher Education and Research, France), École des Hautes Etudes Commerciales (HEC) is a very small (enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. École des Hautes Etudes Commerciales (HEC) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. This 135 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 0-10% making this French higher education organization a most selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. HEC also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.