Founded in 1948, Pomorski Uniwersytet Medyczny w Szczecinie (Pomeranian Medical University of Szczecin) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the rural setting of the small city of Szczecin (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), West Pomeranian Voivodeship. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministerstwo Nauki i Szkolnictwa Wyzszego, Polsce (English: Ministry of Science and Higher Education, Poland), Pomorski Uniwersytet Medyczny w Szczecinie (PAM) is a small (enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Pomorski Uniwersytet Medyczny w Szczecinie (PAM) 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 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 20-30% making this Polish higher education organization a very selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. PAM 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.