Founded in 1979, Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the large city of Rawalpindi (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Punjab. Officially accredited/recognized by the Higher Education Commission, Pakistan, Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi (AAUR) is a coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Islamic religion. Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi (AAUR) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. AAUR 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, as well as administrative services.