Established in 1959, University of Sri Jayewardenepura is a non-profit public higher education institution located in Nugegoda, Western Province. Officially accredited/recognized by the University Grants Commission, Sri Lanka, University of Sri Jayewardenepura (USJP) is a medium-sized (enrollment range: 8,000-8,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Sri Jayewardenepura (USJP) 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 entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. USJP 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, as well as administrative services.