Established in 1995, Royal Roads University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the small city of Victoria (population range: 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), British Columbia. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministry of Advanced Education, British Columbia, Royal Roads University (RRU) is a small (enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Royal Roads University (RRU) 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. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. RRU 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.