Established in 2001, Argosy University is a for-profit private higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large city of Chicago (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Illinois. This institution has also branch campuses in the following locations: Atlanta, Dallas, Denver, Hawaii, Inland Empire, Los Angeles, Nashville, Orange County, Phoenix, San Diego, San Francisco, Sarasota, Schaumburg, Seattle, Tampa, Twin Cities, Washington D.C.. Officially accredited/recognized by the The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Argosy University (AU) is a medium-sized (enrollment range: 7,000-7,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Argosy University (AU) 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 15 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 80-90% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. AU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.