Established in 1991, Australian Catholic University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large city of North Sydney (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), New South Wales. This institution has also branch campuses in the following locations: Brisbane, Strathfield, Canberra, Ballarat and Melbourne. Officially accredited/recognized by the Department of Education and Training, Australia, Australian Catholic University (ACU) is a large (enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Australian Catholic University (ACU) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as undergraduate certificates/diplomas, associate degrees, bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 25 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. ACU 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, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.