Established in 1843, Bishop's University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the rural setting of the large town of Sherbrooke (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Quebec. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministre de l'Éducation, de l'Enseignement supérieur et de la Recherche, Québec (English: Ministry of Education, Higher Education and Research, Quebec), Bishop's University (BU) is a small (enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Bishop's University (BU) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as undergraduate certificates/diplomas, bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. This 173 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this Canadian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. BU 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.