Established in 1959, University of Kelaniya is a non-profit public higher education institution located in Kelaniya, Western Province. Officially accredited/recognized by the University Grants Commission, Sri Lanka, University of Kelaniya is a large (enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Kelaniya 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 57 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. University of Kelaniya also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.