Established in 1987, University of Kufa is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Kufa (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Najaf. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education & Scientific Research, Iraq, University of Kufa (UoK) is a large (enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Islamic religion. University of Kufa (UoK) 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 29 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this Iraqi higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UoK 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.