Founded in 1911, The University of Hong Kong 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, The University of Hong Kong (HKU) is a large (enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. The University of Hong Kong (HKU) 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 105 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. HKU 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.