Founded in 1873, University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large town of Pine Bluff (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Arkansas. Officially accredited/recognized by the The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) is a small (enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as undergraduate certificates/diplomas, associate degrees, bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. This 143 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 20-30% making this US higher education organization a very selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UAPB 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, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.