Founded in 1867, Morgan State University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Baltimore (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Maryland. Officially accredited/recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Morgan State University (MSU) is a medium-sized (enrollment range: 7,000-7,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Morgan State University (MSU) 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 149 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. MSU 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.