Established in 1974, University of the Fraser Valley is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the suburban setting of the large town of Abbotsford (population range: 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), British Columbia. This institution has also branch campuses in the following locations: Chilliwack, Mission, Hope, Agassiz. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministry of Advanced Education, British Columbia, University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) is a large (enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) 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 42 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UFV 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.