Established in 1876, University of Oregon is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large town of Eugene (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Oregon. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Portland. Officially accredited/recognized by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, University of Oregon (UO) is a large (enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Oregon (UO) 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 140 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 applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UO 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.