Founded in 1957, King Saud 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). Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministry of Education, Saudi Arabia, King Saud University (KSU) is a very large (enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. King Saud University (KSU) 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 59 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. 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. KSU 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.