Established in 1992, Universidad Privada Boliviana (English: Bolivian Private University, Cochabamba) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the suburban setting of the large city of Cochabamba (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following locations: La Paz, Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Sucre, Tarija, Oruro. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministerio de Educación, Bolivia (English: Ministry of Education, Bolivia), Universidad Privada Boliviana (UPB) is a very small (enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad Privada Boliviana (UPB) 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 24 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this Bolivian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UPB 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.