Founded in 1987, Universitas Muhammadiyah Sidoarjo (Muhammadiyah University of Sidoarjo) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large city of Sidoarjo (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), East Java. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Surabaya. 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 Muhammadiyah Sidoarjo (UMSIDA) is a medium-sized (enrollment range: 7,000-7,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Islamic religion. Universitas Muhammadiyah Sidoarjo (UMSIDA) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as associate degrees, bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. This 29 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 20-30% making this Indonesian higher education organization a very selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UMSIDA 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.