Founded in 1974, Universidad Nacional del Centro de la Provincia de Buenos Aires (National University of Central Buenos Aires Province) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the suburban setting of the large town of Tandil (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Buenos Aires. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Azul, Olavarría, Quequén. Officially accredited/recognized by the Comisión Nacional de Evaluación y Acreditación Universitaria, Argentina (National Commission for University Evaluation and Accreditation, Argentina), Universidad Nacional del Centro de la Provincia de Buenos Aires (UNICEN) is a large (enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad Nacional del Centro de la Provincia de Buenos Aires (UNICEN) 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, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UNICEN also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.