Established in 1882, University of the Punjab is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the metropolis of Lahore (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants), Punjab. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Gujranwala. Officially accredited/recognized by the Higher Education Commission, Pakistan, University of the Punjab (PU) is a very large (enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Islamic religion. University of the Punjab (PU) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as undergraduate certificates/diplomas, bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 134 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. PU 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.