Founded in 1918, The University of Electro-Communications is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large town of Chofu (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Tokyo. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan, The University of Electro-Communications (UEC) is a small (enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. The University of Electro-Communications (UEC) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 98 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 20-30% making this Japanese higher education organization a very selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UEC 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.