Established in 1948, Aquinas University of Legazpi is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large town of Legazpi City (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Bicol Region. Officially accredited/recognized by the Commission on Higher Education, Philippines, Aquinas University of Legazpi (AUL) is a small (enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Aquinas University of Legazpi (AUL) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as undergraduate certificates/diplomas, bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 68 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. AUL also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.