Founded in 1956, Universidad Pedagógica Nacional Francisco Morazán (English: Francisco Morazán National Pedagogical University) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Tegucigalpa (population range: 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Francisco Morazan. This institution has also branch campuses in the following locations: San Pedro Sula. Officially accredited/recognized by the Secretaría de Educación de Honduras (English: Ministry of Education of Honduras), Universidad Pedagógica Nacional Francisco Morazán (UPNFM) is a large (enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad Pedagógica Nacional Francisco Morazán (UPNFM) 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 60 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 20-30% making this Honduran higher education organization a very selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UPNFM 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.