Founded in 1883, The University of Texas at Austin is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Austin (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Texas. Officially accredited/recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, The University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin) is a very large (enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. The University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin) 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 133 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 40-50% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UT Austin 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.