Established in 1963, Universitas Negeri Medan (English: State University of Medan) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large city of Medan (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), North Sumatra. Officially accredited/recognized by the Kementerian Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan (English: Ministry of Education and Culture, Indonesia), Universitas Negeri Medan (UNIMED) is a large (enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universitas Negeri Medan (UNIMED) 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 0-10% making this Indonesian higher education organization a most selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UNIMED also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.