Founded in 1998, Università degli Studi del Piemonte Orientale Amedeo Avogadro (Amedeo Avogadro University of Eastern Piedmont) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized town of Vercelli (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Piemonte. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Novara, Alessandria, Casale Monferrato, Verbania, Asti, Tortona, Biella, Alba, Fossano. 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 del Piemonte Orientale Amedeo Avogadro (UPO) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Università degli Studi del Piemonte Orientale Amedeo Avogadro (UPO) 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 20 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.