Established in 1899, San Francisco State University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the medium-sized city of San Francisco (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), California. Officially accredited/recognized by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, San Francisco State University (SFSU) is a very large (enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. San Francisco State University (SFSU) 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 117 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. SFSU 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, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.