Established in 1986, Omdurman Ahlia University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large city of Omdurman (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Khartoum. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Sudan, Omdurman Ahlia University (OUA) is a medium-sized (enrollment range: 8,000-8,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Omdurman Ahlia University (OUA) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as 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 20-30% making this Sudanese higher education organization a very selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. OUA 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, as well as administrative services.