Founded in 1926, Andhra University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large city of Visakhapatnam (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Andhra Pradesh. Officially accredited/recognized by the University Grants Commission, India, Andhra University (AU) is a very large (enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. Andhra University (AU) 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 90 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. AU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.