Established in 1986, Ningbo University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the large city of Ningbo (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Zhejiang. Officially accredited/recognized by the Department of Education, Zhejiang Province, Ningbo University (NBU) is a very large (enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. Ningbo University (NBU) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. This 30 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. NBU 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.