Established in 1854, University College Dublin is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the suburban setting of the medium-sized city of Dublin (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), County Dublin. Officially accredited/recognized by the Department of Education and Skills, Ireland, University College Dublin (UCD) is a large (enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University College Dublin (UCD) 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 162 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 10-20% making this Irish higher education organization a most selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UCD also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.