Established in 1897, Soongsil University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the metropolis of Seoul (population range: over 5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, Korea, Soongsil University (SSU) is a large (enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Protestant religion. Soongsil University (SSU) 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 119 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. SSU 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.