Established in 1916, Benguet State University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the rural setting of the large town of La Trinidad (population range: 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Cordillera Administrative Region. This institution has also branch campuses in the following locations: Bokod, Buguias. Officially accredited/recognized by the Commission on Higher Education, Philippines, Benguet State University (BSU) is a medium-sized (enrollment range: 9,000-9,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Benguet State University (BSU) 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 100 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 20-30% making this Philippine higher education organization a very selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. BSU 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, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.