Founded in 1899, Brandon University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large town of Brandon (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Manitoba. Officially accredited/recognized by the Department of Advanced Education and Literacy, Manitoba, Brandon University (BU) is a small (enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Brandon University (BU) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as undergraduate certificates/diplomas, bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. This 117 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. BU 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.