Established in 1958, University of Science and Technology of China is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large city of Hefei (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Anhui. Officially accredited/recognized by the Department of Education, Anhui Province, University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) is a large (enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) 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 58 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. USTC 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, as well as administrative services.