Established in 1551, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (National Autonomous University of Mexico) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the metropolis of Mexico City (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Ensenada, Morelos, Juriquilla, Temixco, Morelia, Mérida. Officially accredited/recognized by the Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico (English: Ministry of Public Education, Mexico), Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) is a very large (enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as undergraduate certificates/diplomas, associate degrees, bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 465 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UNAM 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, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.