Founded in 1913, Georgia State University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Atlanta (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Georgia. Officially accredited/recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Georgia State University (GSU) is a very large (enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Georgia State University (GSU) 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 103 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 30-40% making this US higher education organization a very selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. GSU 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.