Founded in 1973, Universidad Autónoma de Ciudad Juárez (English: Autonomous University of Ciudad Juárez) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the large city of Ciudad Juárez (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Chihuahua. Officially accredited/recognized by the Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico (English: Ministry of Public Education, Mexico), Universidad Autónoma de Ciudad Juárez (UACJ) is a coeducational higher education institution. Universidad Autónoma de Ciudad Juárez (UACJ) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. This 43 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. UACJ 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.