Established in 1920, Ural Federal University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large city of Yekaterinburg (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Sverdlovsk Oblast. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation, Ural Federal University (UrFU) is a very large (enrollment range: 40,000-44,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Ural Federal University (UrFU) 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 96 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this Russian higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UrFU 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, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.