Established in 1972, Mansoura University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the small city of Mansoura (population range: 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Dakahlia. This institution has also branch campuses in the following locations: Damietta. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Egypt, Mansoura University (MANS) is a very large (enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. Mansoura University (MANS) 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 44 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. MANS also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.