Founded in 1992, National Research University Higher School of Economics is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Moscow (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Saint Petersburg, Nizhny Novgorod, Perm. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation, National Research University Higher School of Economics (HSE) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. National Research University Higher School of Economics (HSE) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 26 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.