Founded in 1987, Gaziantep Üniversitesi (University of Gaziantep) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large city of Gaziantep (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited/recognized by the YÖK - Yüksekögretim Kurulu (English: YÖK - Council of Higher Education), Gaziantep Üniversitesi (GAÜN) is a large (enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Gaziantep Üniversitesi (GAÜN) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as undergraduate certificates/diplomas, bachelor degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 29 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this Turkish higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. GAÜN 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.