Founded in 1959, Zaporizhia State Medical University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Zaporizhia (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Zaporizhia Oblast. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministry of Health of Ukraine, Zaporizhia State Medical University (ZSMU) is a very small (enrollment range: 500-999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Zaporizhia State Medical University (ZSMU) 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 57 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 90-100% making this Ukrainian higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. ZSMU 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.