Established in 1993, Adama Science and Technology University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Adama (population range: 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Oromia. This institution has also branch campuses in the following locations: Asella. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministry of Education, Ethiopia, Adama Science and Technology University (ASTU) is a large (enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Adama Science and Technology University (ASTU) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This HE institution does not have a selective admission policy. ASTU 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.