Founded in 1964, Universidad de los Lagos (English: University of Los Lagos) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large town of Osorno (population range: 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Los Lagos. This institution has also branch campuses in the following locations: Puerto Montt. Officially accredited/recognized by the Consejo Nacional de Educación, Chile (English: National Council of Education, Chile), Universidad de los Lagos (ULA) is a large (enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad de los Lagos (ULA) 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 52 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. ULA 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, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.