Established in 1876, Hokkaido University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large city of Sapporo (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Hokkaido. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Hakodate, Hokkaido. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan, Hokkaido University (Hokudai) is a large (enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Hokkaido University (Hokudai) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 140 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 0-10% making this Japanese higher education organization a most selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. Hokudai 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.