Established in 1983, Aga Khan University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the metropolis of Karachi (population range: over 5,000,000 inhabitants), Sindh. This institution has also branch campuses in the following locations: Nairobi, Kampala, Dar es Salaam, London. Officially accredited/recognized by the Higher Education Commission, Pakistan, Aga Khan University (AKU) is a small (enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Aga Khan University (AKU) 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 33 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 70-80% making this Pakistani higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. AKU 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.