Established in 2000, Paññasastra University of Cambodia is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large city of Phnom Penh (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following locations: Battambang, Siem Reap. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports, Cambodia, Paññasastra University of Cambodia (PUC) is a large (enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Paññasastra University of Cambodia (PUC) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as associate degrees, bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 16 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 30-40% making this Cambodian higher education organization a very selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. PUC also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, as well as administrative services.