Founded in 2005, Fayoum University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large city of Faiyum (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Egypt, Fayoum University (FYM) is a large (enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Fayoum University (FYM) 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 11 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this Egyptian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. FYM also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.