Established in 1551, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (English: 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: over 5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following locations: 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.