Established in 2001, Riphah International University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large city of Islamabad (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Islamabad CT. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Rawalpindi. Officially accredited/recognized by the Higher Education Commission, Pakistan, Riphah International University (RIU) is a small (enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Islamic religion. Riphah International University (RIU) 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 15 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 40-50% making this Pakistani higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. RIU 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.