Founded in 1976, Maharishi Dayanand University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the small city of Rohtak (population range: 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Haryana. Officially accredited/recognized by the University Grants Commission, India, Maharishi Dayanand University (MDU) is a medium-sized (enrollment range: 7,000-7,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Maharishi Dayanand University (MDU) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as undergraduate certificates/diplomas, bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. MDU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.