Established in 2004, Gombe State University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large town of Gombe (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants). Officially accredited/recognized by the National Universities Commission, Nigeria, Gombe State University (GSU) is a very small (enrollment range: 500-999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Islamic religion. Gombe State University (GSU) 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 12 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this Nigerian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. GSU 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, as well as administrative services.