Founded in 2001, Universiti AIMST (AIMST University) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the suburban setting of the large town of Bedong (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Kedah. Officially accredited/recognized by the Kementerian Pendidikan Tinggi (English: Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia), Universiti AIMST (AIMST) is a small (enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universiti AIMST (AIMST) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as undergraduate certificates/diplomas, associate degrees, bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. This 15 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. AIMST 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.