Founded in 1929, Chongqing University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the suburban setting of the large city of Chongqing (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministry of Education of The People's Republic of China, Chongqing University (CQU) is a very large (enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. Chongqing University (CQU) 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 87 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. CQU 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, as well as administrative services.