Founded in 1974, Al-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 of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Riyadh. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministry of Education, Saudi Arabia, Al-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. Al-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.