Founded in 1969, University of the West of England is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the suburban setting of the small city of Bristol (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), South West England. Officially accredited/recognized by the Privy Council, University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) is a large (enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) 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 47 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UWE Bristol 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, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.