Established in 1944, Bukovinian State Medical University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the small city of Chernivtsi (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Chernivtsi Oblast. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministry of Health of Ukraine, Bukovinian State Medical University (BSMU) is a medium-sized (enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Bukovinian State Medical University (BSMU) 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 72 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 Ukrainian higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. BSMU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.