Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Detroit (population range: 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Michigan. Officially accredited/recognized by the The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Wayne State University (WSU) is a very large (enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Wayne State University (WSU) 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 148 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 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. WSU 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.