Founded in 1925, University of Pangasinan is a private higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large town of Dagupan City (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Ilocos Region. Officially accredited/recognized by the Commission on Higher Education, Philippines, University of Pangasinan (UP) is a medium-sized (enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Pangasinan (UP) 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 91 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UP also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, as well as administrative services.