Founded in 1873, University of South Africa is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the suburban setting of the large city of Pretoria (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Gauteng. This institution has also branch campuses in the following locations: Cape Town, Durban, Pietersburg, Nelspruit, Johannesburg, Umtata. Officially accredited/recognized by the Department of Higher Education and Training, South Africa, University of South Africa (UNISA) is a very large (enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of South Africa (UNISA) 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 143 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UNISA also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.