Founded in 1701, Yale University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large town of New Haven (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Connecticut. Officially accredited/recognized by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Yale University (YU) is a large (enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Yale University (YU) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. This 315 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 0-10% making this US higher education organization a most selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. YU 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.