Established in 1960, Nanjing University of Information Science & Technology is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the suburban setting of the metropolis of Nanjing (population range: over 5,000,000 inhabitants), Jiangsu. Officially accredited/recognized by the Education Department, Jiangsu Province, Nanjing University of Information Science & Technology (NUIST) is a large (enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Nanjing University of Information Science & Technology (NUIST) 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 56 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this Chinese higher education organization a least selective institution. NUIST 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.