Established in 1921, University of Leicester is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the suburban setting of the small city of Leicester (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), East Midlands. Officially accredited/recognized by the Privy Council, University of Leicester is a large (enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Leicester 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 95 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 Leicester 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.