Established in 1988, University of Abuja is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the suburban setting of the large town of Abuja (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Federal Capital Territory. Officially accredited/recognized by the National Universities Commission, Nigeria, University of Abuja is a coeducational higher education institution. University of Abuja 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. This 28 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. University of Abuja also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.