Established in 1970, Université d'Abomey-Calavi (English: University of Abomey-Calavi) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the small city of Abomey-Calavi (population range: 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Atlantique. This institution has also branch campuses in the following locations: Cotonou, Ouidah. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministère de lEnseignement Supérieur et de la Recherche Scientifique, Benin (English: Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Benin), Université d'Abomey-Calavi (UAC) is a very large (enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. Université d'Abomey-Calavi (UAC) 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 46 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 80-90% making this Beninese higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UAC 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.