Established in 1792, Universidad de Guadalajara (University of Guadalajara) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large city of Guadalajara (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Jalisco. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Ameca, Autlán, Colotlán, Cd. Guzmán, Huentitán El Alto, Ocotlán, Puerto Vallarta, Tepatitlán de Morelos, Zapopan. Officially accredited/recognized by the Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico (English: Ministry of Public Education, Mexico), Universidad de Guadalajara (UDG) is a very large (enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad de Guadalajara (UDG) 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 224 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 30-40% making this Mexican higher education organization a very selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UDG 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, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.