Established in 1816, Uniwersytet Warszawski (University of Warsaw) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large city of Warsaw (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Masovian Voivodeship. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministerstwo Nauki i Szkolnictwa Wyzszego, Polsce (English: Ministry of Science and Higher Education, Poland), Uniwersytet Warszawski (UW) is a very large (enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. Uniwersytet Warszawski (UW) 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 200 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 20-30% making this Polish higher education organization a very selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UW also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.