Established in 1919, Nankai University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large city of Tianjin (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited/recognized by the Tianjin Municipal Education Commission, Nankai University is a large (enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Nankai University 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 97 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. Nankai University also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.