Founded in 1995, Vietnam National University, Ho Chi Minh City is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the metropolis of Ho Chi Minh City (population range: over 5,000,000 inhabitants), Southeast Region. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministry of Education and Training, Vietnam, Vietnam National University, Ho Chi Minh City (VNU-HCM) is a very large (enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. Vietnam National University, Ho Chi Minh City (VNU-HCM) 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 21 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. VNU-HCM 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, as well as administrative services.