Founded in 1991, Universidad de Quintana Roo (English: University of Quintana Roo) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large town of Chetumal (population range: 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Quintana Roo. This institution has also branch campuses in the following locations: Cozumel, Playa del Carmen. Officially accredited/recognized by the Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico (English: Ministry of Public Education, Mexico), Universidad de Quintana Roo (UQRoo) is a small (enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad de Quintana Roo (UQRoo) 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 25 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this Mexican higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UQRoo 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.