Founded in 1954, University of Gondar is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large town of Gondar (population range: 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Amhara. This institution has also branch campuses in the following locations: Maraki. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministry of Education, Ethiopia, University of Gondar (UoG) is a large (enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Gondar (UoG) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. This 62 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 10-20% making this Ethiopian higher education organization a most selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UoG also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.