Established in 1942, Carleton University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the suburban setting of the medium-sized city of Ottawa (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Ontario. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, Ontario, Carleton University (CU) is a large (enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Carleton University (CU) 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 74 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 20-30% making this Canadian higher education organization a very selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. CU 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.