Established in 1914, Central South University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large city of Changsha (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Hunan. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministry of Education of The People's Republic of China, Central South University (CSU) is a very large (enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. Central South University (CSU) 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 102 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this Chinese higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. CSU 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.