Founded in 1968, Université Paris 8 Vincennes-Saint-Denis (English: University of Paris 8) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the suburban setting of the medium-sized town of St-Denis (population range: 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Ile-de-France. This institution has also branch campuses in the following locations: Montreuil, Tremblay. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministère de l'Enseignement supérieur et de la Recherche, France (English: Ministry of Higher Education and Research, France), Université Paris 8 Vincennes-Saint-Denis (UP8) is a large (enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Université Paris 8 Vincennes-Saint-Denis (UP8) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 48 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 French higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UP8 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.