Established in 1943, Alexandria University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the metropolis of Alexandria (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Matrouh. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Egypt, Alexandria University (AU) is a very large (enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. Alexandria University (AU) 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 73 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 80-90% making this Egyptian higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. AU 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.