Founded in 1965, Universitas Kristen Maranatha (English: Maranatha Christian University) is a private higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large city of Bandung (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), West Java. Officially accredited/recognized by the Kementerian Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan (English: Ministry of Education and Culture, Indonesia), Universitas Kristen Maranatha (MCU) is a large (enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Protestant religion. Universitas Kristen Maranatha (MCU) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. This 51 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. MCU 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, as well as administrative services.