Founded in 1871, The University of Winnipeg is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Winnipeg (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Manitoba. Officially accredited/recognized by the Department of Advanced Education and Literacy, Manitoba, The University of Winnipeg (UofW) is a medium-sized (enrollment range: 9,000-9,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. The University of Winnipeg (UofW) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. This 145 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this Canadian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UofW also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.