Established in 1873, École Polytechnique de Montréal (Polytechnic School of Montreal) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large city of Montreal (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Quebec. 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), École Polytechnique de Montréal (EPM) is a small (enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. École Polytechnique de Montréal (EPM) 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. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. EPM 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.