Established in 1815, Allegheny College is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the rural setting of the medium-sized town of Meadville (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Pennsylvania. Officially accredited/recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Allegheny College is a small (enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Methodist ((United Methodist Church - www.gbhem.org)) religion. Allegheny College offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 201 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. Allegheny 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.