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: over 5,000,000 inhabitants), New York. This institution has also branch campuses in the following locations: 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.