Established in 1970, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (Free University of Brussels) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large city of Brussels (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited/recognized by the Vlaams Ministerie van Onderwijs en Vorming, België (English: Flemish Ministry of Education and Training, Belgium), Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) is a large (enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as undergraduate certificates/diplomas, bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 46 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 10-20% making this Belgian higher education organization a most selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. VUB 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.