Established in 1831, New York University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the metropolis of New York City (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants), New York. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Abu Dhabi. Officially accredited/recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, New York University (NYU) is a very large (enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. New York University (NYU) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as undergraduate certificates/diplomas, associate degrees, bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 185 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 applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. NYU 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.