Founded in 1973, Ajou University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large city of Suweon (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Gyeonggi. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, Korea, Ajou University is a large (enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Ajou 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 43 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. Ajou University 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.