Established in 1891, California Institute of Technology is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large town of Pasadena (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), California. Officially accredited/recognized by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, California Institute of Technology (Caltech) is a small (enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. California Institute of Technology (Caltech) 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 125 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 10-20% making this US higher education organization a most selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. Caltech 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.