Founded in 1981, Universidad de La Frontera (University of La Frontera) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the small city of Temuco (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Araucania. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Angol, Pucoón. Officially accredited/recognized by the Consejo Nacional de Educación, Chile (English: National Council of Education, Chile), Universidad de La Frontera (UFRO) is a medium-sized (enrollment range: 9,000-9,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad de La Frontera (UFRO) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as undergraduate certificates/diplomas, bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 35 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UFRO also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.