Founded in 1958, Monash University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the medium-sized town of Clayton (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Victoria. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Melbourne, Gippsland, Kuala Lumpur, Johannesburg. Officially accredited/recognized by the Department of Education and Training, Australia, Monash University (Monash) is a very large (enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. Monash University (Monash) 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 58 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. Monash also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, 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.