Founded in 1965, Université de Ouagadougou (University of Ouagadougou) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large city of Ouagadougou (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Kadiogo. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Bobo-Dioulasso, Koudougou. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministère des Enseignements Secondaire et Supérieur, Burkina Faso (English: Ministry of Secondary and Higher Education, Burkina Faso), Université de Ouagadougou (UO) is a very large (enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Université de Ouagadougou (UO) 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 51 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. UO 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, as well as administrative services.