Established in 1954, Universidad Autónoma de Chihuahua (Autonomous University of Chihuahua) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Chihuahua (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Ciudad Delicias, Ciudad Juárez, Hidalgo del Parral. Officially accredited/recognized by the Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico (English: Ministry of Public Education, Mexico), Universidad Autónoma de Chihuahua (UACH) is a large (enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad Autónoma de Chihuahua (UACH) 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 62 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UACH 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, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.