Founded in 1991, Universidad Austral (English: Austral University) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large city of Buenos Aires (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), City of Buenos Aires. This institution has also branch campuses in the following locations: Rosario and Pilar. Officially accredited/recognized by the Comisión Nacional de Evaluación y Acreditación Universitaria, Argentina (English: National Commission for University Evaluation and Accreditation, Argentina), Universidad Austral (AU) is a small (enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Universidad Austral (AU) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as undergraduate certificates/diplomas, associate degrees, bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 25 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 40-50% making this Argentine higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. AU 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.