Founded in 1970, University of Dar es Salaam is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large city of Dar es Salaam (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following locations: Iringa. Officially accredited/recognized by the Tanzania Commission for Universities, University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM) is a large (enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as undergraduate certificates/diplomas, bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 46 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this Tanzanian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UDSM also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.