Established in 2000, Université Lumière de Bujumbura (Light University of Bujumbura) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Bujumbura (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Bujumbura Mairie. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministère de lEnseignement Supérieur et de la Recherche Scientifique, Burundi (English: Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Burundi), Université Lumière de Bujumbura (ULBU) is a small (enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Université Lumière de Bujumbura (ULBU) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. This 16 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. ULBU 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.