Founded in 1969, Northumbria University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the small city of Newcastle upon Tyne (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), North East England. Officially accredited/recognized by the Privy Council, Northumbria University (UNN) is a large (enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Northumbria University (UNN) 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 47 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. UNN 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.