Established in 1963, University of Central Florida is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the suburban setting of the large town of Orlando (population range: 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Florida. This institution has also branch campuses in the following locations: Daytona, Cocoa. Officially accredited/recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, University of Central Florida (UCF) is a very large (enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Central Florida (UCF) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as associate degrees, bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 53 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 40-50% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UCF 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.