Established in 1937, University of Kerala is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the small city of Thiruvananthapuram (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Kerala. Officially accredited/recognized by the University Grants Commission, India, University of Kerala (KU) is a small (enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Kerala (KU) 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 79 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 50-60% making this Indian higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. KU 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, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.