Established in 1963, Universitas Negeri Gorontalo (English: State University of Gorontalo) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large town of Gorontalo (population range: 50,000-249,999 inhabitants). Officially accredited/recognized by the Kementerian Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan (English: Ministry of Education and Culture, Indonesia), Universitas Negeri Gorontalo (UNG) is a large (enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universitas Negeri Gorontalo (UNG) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 53 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this Indonesian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UNG also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.