Founded in 1974, Gomal University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the small city of Dera Ismail Khan (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Officially accredited/recognized by the Higher Education Commission, Pakistan, Gomal University (GU) is a small (enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Gomal University (GU) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. GU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.