Founded in 1981, Universitas Bung Hatta (Bung Hatta University) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Padang (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), West Sumatra. Officially accredited/recognized by the Kementerian Riset, Teknologi, dan Pendidikan Tinggi (English: Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education of the Republic of Indonesia), Universitas Bung Hatta (UBH) is a medium-sized (enrollment range: 9,000-9,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universitas Bung Hatta (UBH) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. This 35 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this Indonesian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UBH 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.