Founded in 1957, University of Tripoli is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large city of Tripoli (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following locations: Ben Gasher, Janzour. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scienific Rsearch, Libya, University of Tripoli is a very large (enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Tripoli 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 59 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this Libyan higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. University of Tripoli also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.