Established in 1962, De La Salle Lipa is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the small city of Lipa City (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Calabarzon. Officially accredited/recognized by the Commission on Higher Education, Philippines, De La Salle Lipa (DLSL) is a medium-sized (enrollment range: 9,000-9,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. De La Salle Lipa (DLSL) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as undergraduate certificates/diplomas, bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. This 54 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 70-80% making this Philippine higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. DLSL 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, as well as administrative services.