Founded in 1953, Notre Dame of Dadiangas University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the small city of City of General Santos (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Soccsksargen. Officially accredited/recognized by the Commission on Higher Education, Philippines, Notre Dame of Dadiangas University (NDDU) is a small (enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Notre Dame of Dadiangas University (NDDU) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as associate degrees, bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 63 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 80-90% making this Philippine higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. NDDU 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, as well as administrative services.