Established in 1964, University of Cebu is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Cebu City (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Central Visayas. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Banilad, Mandaue, Mambaling. Officially accredited/recognized by the Commission on Higher Education, Philippines, University of Cebu (UC) is a very large (enrollment range: 40,000-44,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. University of Cebu (UC) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 52 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 Philippine higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UC 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.