Established in 1875, Aligarh Muslim University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the suburban setting of the medium-sized city of Aligarh (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Uttar Pradesh. Officially accredited/recognized by the University Grants Commission, India, Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) is a large (enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) 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 141 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. AMU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.