Established in 1820, Indiana University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the large town of Bloomington (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Indiana. Officially accredited/recognized by the The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Indiana University (IU) is a very large (enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. Indiana University (IU) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. IU 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.