Founded in 1974, Imam Muhammad Ibn Saud Islamic University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large city of Riyadh (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following locations: Riyadh. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministry of Education, Saudi Arabia, Imam Muhammad Ibn Saud Islamic University (IMAMU) is a very large (enrollment range: 40,000-44,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Islamic religion. Imam Muhammad Ibn Saud Islamic University (IMAMU) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as undergraduate certificates/diplomas, associate degrees, bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 42 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 Saudi Arabian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. IMAMU 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.