Founded in 1962, Hochschule Ravensburg-Weingarten (Ravensburg-Weingarten University of Applied Sciences) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the rural setting of the small town of Weingarten (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), Baden-Wurttemberg. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Ravensburg. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministerium für Wissenschaft, Forschung und Kunst Baden-Württemberg (English: Ministry of Science, Research and the Arts Baden-Württemberg), Hochschule Ravensburg-Weingarten (URW) is a small (enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Hochschule Ravensburg-Weingarten (URW) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. This 54 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 30-40% making this German higher education organization a very selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. URW 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.