Established in 1855, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the small city of Zürich (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Zurich. Officially accredited/recognized by the Staatssekretariat für Bildung, Forschung und Innovation, Schweiz (English: State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation, Switzerland), Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich (ETH Zurich) is a large (enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich (ETH Zurich) 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 161 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. ETH Zurich 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.