Established in 1980, University of Nicosia is a for-profit private higher education institution located in the the rural setting of the small city of Nicosia (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants). Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministry of Education and Culture of Cyprus, University of Nicosia (CY) is a small (enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Nicosia (CY) 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 36 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 90-100% making this Cypriot higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. CY 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.