Founded in 1893, The University of Montana is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the suburban setting of the large town of Missoula (population range: 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Montana. Officially accredited/recognized by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, The University of Montana (UMT) is a large (enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. The University of Montana (UMT) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as undergraduate certificates/diplomas, associate degrees, bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 123 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 80-90% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UMT 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.