Founded in 1997, Hong Bang University International is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the suburban setting of the metropolis of Ho Chi Minh City (population range: over 5,000,000 inhabitants), Southeast Region. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministry of Education and Training, Vietnam, Hong Bang University International (HBU) is a small (enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Hong Bang University International (HBU) 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 19 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 20-30% making this Vietnamese higher education organization a very selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. HBU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, 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.