Established in 1973, North Eastern Hill University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the rural setting of the small city of Shillong (population range: 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Meghalaya. This institution has also branch campuses in the following locations: Tura. Officially accredited/recognized by the University Grants Commission, India, North Eastern Hill University (NEHU) is a small (enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. North Eastern Hill University (NEHU) 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. This 43 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this Indian higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. NEHU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, 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.