Established in 1961, UIN Sunan Ampel - Surabaya is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large city of Surabaya (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), East Java. Officially accredited/recognized by the Kementerian Riset, Teknologi, dan Pendidikan Tinggi (English: Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education of the Republic of Indonesia), UIN Sunan Ampel - Surabaya (UIN Surabaya) is a large (enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Islamic religion. UIN Sunan Ampel - Surabaya (UIN Surabaya) 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 55 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UIN Surabaya 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.