Established in 1976, Universitas Sebelas Maret (Sebelas Maret University) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the suburban setting of the large city of Surakarta (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Central 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 Sebelas Maret (UNS) is a large (enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universitas Sebelas Maret (UNS) 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 40 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 10-20% making this Indonesian higher education organization a most selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UNS also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.