Established in 1948, Ateneo de Davao University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large city of Davao City (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Davao Region. Officially accredited/recognized by the Commission on Higher Education, Philippines, Ateneo de Davao University (ADDU) is a large (enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic ((Jesuit)) religion. Ateneo de Davao University (ADDU) 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 68 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 30-40% making this Philippine higher education organization a very selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. ADDU 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.