Established in 1997, Univerzita sv. Cyrila a Metoda v Trnave (English: University of St. Cyril and Methodius in Trnava) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large town of Trnava (population range: 50,000-249,999 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following locations: Pieany. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministerstvo kolstva Slovenskej Republiky (English: Ministry of Education of the Slovak Republic), Univerzita sv. Cyrila a Metoda v Trnave (UCM) is a medium-sized (enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Univerzita sv. Cyrila a Metoda v Trnave (UCM) 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 19 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this Slovak higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UCM also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.