Established in 2007, Cihan University is a for-profit public higher education institution located in the the rural setting of the large city of Erbil (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Kurdistan. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Slemani. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Kurdistan Regional Government, Cihan University (CU) is a small (enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Cihan University (CU) 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 9 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this Iraqi higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. CU 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.