Founded in 1836, University of London is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the metropolis of London (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited/recognized by the Privy Council, University of London is a very large (enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of London 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 180 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. University of London also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, 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.