Founded in 1946, University of Mindanao is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large city of Davao City (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Davao Region. This institution has also branch campuses in the following locations: Tagum City, Digos City. Officially accredited/recognized by the Commission on Higher Education, Philippines, University of Mindanao (UM) is a large (enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. University of Mindanao (UM) 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 70 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 90-100% making this Philippine higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UM 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.