Established in 1985, Universitas Mercu Buana (English: Mercu Buana University) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the metropolis of Jakarta (population range: over 5,000,000 inhabitants), Jakarta SCR. Officially accredited/recognized by the Kementerian Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan (English: Ministry of Education and Culture, Indonesia), Universitas Mercu Buana is a large (enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universitas Mercu Buana offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as undergraduate certificates/diplomas, associate degrees, bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. This 31 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 20-30% making this Indonesian higher education organization a very selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. Universitas Mercu Buana 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.