Founded in 1986, Karunya University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the rural setting of the medium-sized city of Coimbatore (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Tamil Nadu. Officially accredited/recognized by the University Grants Commission, India, Karunya University (KU) is a medium-sized (enrollment range: 7,000-7,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Evangelical religion. Karunya University (KU) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as undergraduate certificates/diplomas, bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 30 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this Indian higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. KU 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.