Founded in 1960, Université Toulouse III - Paul Sabatier (Paul Sabatier University - Toulouse III) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the small city of Toulouse (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Midi-Pyrenees. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministère de l'Enseignement supérieur et de la Recherche, France (English: Ministry of Higher Education and Research, France), Université Toulouse III - Paul Sabatier (UPS) is a large (enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Université Toulouse III - Paul Sabatier (UPS) 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 56 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UPS 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, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.