Founded in 1994, Universitas Bina Darma (Bina Darma University) is a for-profit private higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large city of Palembang (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), South Sumatra. Officially accredited/recognized by the Kementerian Riset, Teknologi, dan Pendidikan Tinggi (English: Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education of the Republic of Indonesia), Universitas Bina Darma (UBD) is a medium-sized (enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universitas Bina Darma (UBD) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as undergraduate certificates/diplomas, bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. This 22 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this Indonesian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UBD 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.