Established in 1968, Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona (English: Autonomous University of Barcelona) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the rural setting of the large town of Cerdanyola del Vallès (population range: 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Catalonia. This institution has also branch campuses in the following locations: Barcelona, Sabadell. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministerio de Educación, Cultura y Deporte, España (English: Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport, Spain), Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona (UAB) is a very large (enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona (UAB) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as undergraduate certificates/diplomas, associate degrees, bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 48 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. UAB also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.