Founded in 1821, McGill University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large city of Montreal (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Quebec. This institution has also branch campuses in the following locations: Ste. Anne de Bellevue. 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), McGill University is a very large (enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. McGill University offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as undergraduate certificates/diplomas, bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 195 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. McGill University also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.