Founded in 1936, Norges Handelshøyskole (Norwegian School of Economics) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the small city of Bergen (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Hordaland. Officially accredited/recognized by the Kunnskapsdepartementet, Norge (English: Ministry of Education, Norway), Norges Handelshøyskole (NHH) is a small (enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Norges Handelshøyskole (NHH) 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 80 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 0-10% making this Norwegian higher education organization a most selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. NHH 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.