Established in 1963, Massey University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large town of Palmerston North (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Manawatu-Wanganui. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Auckland, Wellington. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministry for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment, New Zealand, Massey University is a very large (enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Massey 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 53 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. Massey University also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, as well as administrative services.