Established in 1996, Rajarata University of Sri Lanka is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large town of Anuradhapura (population range: 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), North Central Province. This institution has also branch campuses in the following locations: Puliyankulama, Saaliyapura. Officially accredited/recognized by the University Grants Commission, Sri Lanka, Rajarata University of Sri Lanka (RUSL) is a small (enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Rajarata University of Sri Lanka (RUSL) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as undergraduate certificates/diplomas, bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. This 20 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 10-20% making this Sri Lankan higher education organization a most selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. RUSL 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.