Established in 1853, Manhattan College is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large city of The Bronx (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), New York. Officially accredited/recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Manhattan College is a small (enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic ((Lasallian - www.lasalle.org)) religion. Manhattan College offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. This 163 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 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. Manhattan College 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.