Established in 1088, Università degli Studi di Bologna (University of Bologna) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Bologna (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Emilia-Romagna. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Cesena, Forlì, Ravenna, Rimini. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministero dell'Istruzione, dell'Università e della Ricerca, Italia (Ministry of Education, Universities and Research, Italy), Università degli Studi di Bologna (UNIBO) is a very large (over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. Università degli Studi di Bologna (UNIBO) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 930 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is50-60% making this Italian higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.