Founded in 1970, Universitatea de Medicina si Farmacie din Craiova (University of Medicine and Pharmacy of Craiova) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the small city of Craiova (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Dolj. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministerul Educatiei si Cercetarii, România (English: Ministry of Education and Research, Romania), Universitatea de Medicina si Farmacie din Craiova (UMFCV) is a small (enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universitatea de Medicina si Farmacie din Craiova (UMFCV) 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 46 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 30-40% making this Romanian higher education organization a very selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UMFCV 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.