Established in 2000, Midlands State University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large town of Gweru (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Midlands. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministry of Higher and Tertiary Education, Zimbabwe, Midlands State University (MSU) is a large (enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Midlands State University (MSU) 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 16 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. MSU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, financial aids and/or scholarships, as well as administrative services.