Established in 1974, Deakin University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large town of Geelong (population range: 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Victoria. This institution has also branch campuses in the following locations: Burwood and Warrnambool. Officially accredited/recognized by the Department of Education and Training, Australia, Deakin University (Deakin) is a very large (enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Deakin University (Deakin) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as undergraduate certificates/diplomas, associate degrees, bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. Deakin 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.