Founded in 1979, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (University of Malaysia, Terengganu) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the suburban setting of the small city of Kuala Terengganu (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Terengganu. Officially accredited/recognized by the Kementerian Pendidikan Tinggi (English: Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia), Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT) is a medium-sized (enrollment range: 7,000-7,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as undergraduate certificates/diplomas, bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 37 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 Malaysian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UMT 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.