Established in 1897, Kyoto University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large city of Kyoto (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan, Kyoto University is a large (enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Kyoto University 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 119 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. Kyoto University 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, as well as administrative services.