Established in 1979, Universidad de Cádiz (University of Cádiz) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large town of Cádiz (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Andalucia. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministerio de Educación, Cultura y Deporte, España (English: Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport, Spain), Universidad de Cádiz (UCA) is a large (enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad de Cádiz (UCA) 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 37 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this Spanish higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UCA 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.