Established in 1957, University of Baghdad is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the metropolis of Baghdad (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Bab Al-Muadham. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education & Scientific Research, Iraq, University of Baghdad (UOB) is a very large (enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Islamic religion. University of Baghdad (UOB) 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 59 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this Iraqi higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UOB 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, as well as administrative services.