Established in 1773, Pontificia Università Lateranense (Pontifical Lateran University) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large city of Città del Vaticano (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited/recognized by the Congregation for Catholic Education, Vatican City State (English: Congregation for Catholic Education), Pontificia Università Lateranense (PUL) is a small (enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Pontificia Università Lateranense (PUL) 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 243 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. PUL also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.