Established in 1875, Brigham Young University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large town of Provo (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Utah. Officially accredited/recognized by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, Brigham Young University (BYU) is a very large (enrollment range: 40,000-44,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Restorationist ((Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints - www.lds.org)) religion. Brigham Young University (BYU) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as associate degrees, bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 141 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. BYU 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.