Founded in 1964, Universitas Merdeka Malang (University of Merdeka Malang) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large city of Malang (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), East Java. 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 Merdeka Malang (UNMER Malang) is a small (enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universitas Merdeka Malang (UNMER Malang) 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 52 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 70-80% making this Indonesian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UNMER Malang 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.