Founded in 1531, Universidad de Granada (English: University of Granada) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large town of Granada (population range: 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Andalucia. This institution has also branch campuses in the following locations: Ceuta and Melilla. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministerio de Educación, Cultura y Deporte, España (English: Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport, Spain), Universidad de Granada (UGR) is a very large (enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad de Granada (UGR) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as undergraduate certificates/diplomas, bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 485 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UGR also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, 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.