Established in 1957, Universidad Autónoma de Coahuila (Autonomous University of Coahuila) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the medium-sized city of Saltillo (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Coahuila. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Ciudad Acuña, Monclova, Nueva Rosita, Piedras Negras, San Pedro de las Colonias, Saltillo, Torreón. Officially accredited/recognized by the Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico (English: Ministry of Public Education, Mexico), Universidad Autónoma de Coahuila (UAdeC) is a coeducational higher education institution. Universidad Autónoma de Coahuila (UAdeC) 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 59 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UAdeC also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.