Founded in 1841, Queen's University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large town of Kingston (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Ontario. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, Ontario, Queen's University (QU) is a large (enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Queen's University (QU) 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 175 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this Canadian higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. QU 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.