Established in 1828, Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México (Autonomous University of the State of Mexico) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Toluca (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Estado de Mexico. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Amecameca, Atlacomulco, Ecatepec, Temascaltepec, Tenancingo, Texcoco, Valle de Chalco, Valle de México, Teotihuacan, Zumpango. Officially accredited/recognized by the Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico (English: Ministry of Public Education, Mexico), Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México (UAEM) is a very large (enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México (UAEM) 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 188 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 20-30% making this Mexican higher education organization a very selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UAEM 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.