Established in 1864, Universitatea Politehnica din Bucuresti (English: Politehnica University of Bucharest) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large city of Bucharest (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministerul Educatiei si Cercetarii, România (English: Ministry of Education and Research, Romania), Universitatea Politehnica din Bucuresti (PUB) is a large (enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universitatea Politehnica din Bucuresti (PUB) 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 152 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 70-80% making this Romanian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. PUB 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.