Established in 1956, Hong Kong Baptist University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the metropolis of Hong Kong (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited/recognized by the Education Bureau, Hong Kong SAR, Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) is a medium-sized (enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Baptist religion. Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) 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 60 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. HKBU 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, as well as administrative services.