Founded in 1959, Vinh University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large town of Vinh (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), North Central Coast. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministry of Education and Training, Vietnam, Vinh University (VU) is a very large (enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Vinh University (VU) 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 57 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 10-20% making this Vietnamese higher education organization a most selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. VU 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.