Founded in 1959, Universitas Pembangunan Nasional Veteran Jawa Timur (University of Pembangunan Nasional Veteran East Java) is a for-profit private higher education institution located in the the suburban setting of the large city of Surabaya (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), East Java. Officially accredited/recognized by the Kementerian Riset, Teknologi, dan Pendidikan Tinggi (English: Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education of the Republic of Indonesia), Universitas Pembangunan Nasional Veteran Jawa Timur (UPNV Jatim) is a medium-sized (enrollment range: 8,000-8,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universitas Pembangunan Nasional Veteran Jawa Timur (UPNV Jatim) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. This 57 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this Indonesian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UPNV Jatim 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.