Founded in 1959, Hanoi University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the metropolis of Hanoi (population range: over 5,000,000 inhabitants), Red River Delta. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministry of Education and Training, Vietnam, Hanoi University (HANU) is a large (enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Hanoi University (HANU) 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 57 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 30-40% making this Vietnamese higher education organization a very selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. HANU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.