Founded in 1988, Universidad Mayor (English: Major University) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the metropolis of Santiago (population range: over 5,000,000 inhabitants), Metropolitan Region. This institution has also branch campuses in the following locations: Temuco. Officially accredited/recognized by the Consejo Nacional de Educación, Chile (English: National Council of Education, Chile), Universidad Mayor (UMAYOR) is a large (enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad Mayor (UMAYOR) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as undergraduate certificates/diplomas, associate degrees, bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. This 28 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UMAYOR 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, as well as administrative services.