Founded in 1964, Macquarie University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the suburban setting of the large city of Sydney (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), New South Wales. Officially accredited/recognized by the Department of Education and Training, Australia, Macquarie University (MU) is a very large (enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Macquarie University (MU) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as undergraduate certificates/diplomas, bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. MU 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, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.