Established in 1965, Université de Nice Sophia Antipolis (University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the small city of Nice (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Provence-Alpes-Cote d Azur. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministère de l'Enseignement supérieur, de la Recherche et de l'Innovation, France (Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation, France), Université de Nice Sophia Antipolis (UNS) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Université de Nice Sophia Antipolis (UNS) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 54 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations.