Established in 1896, Xi'an Jiaotong University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large city of Xi'an (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Shaanxi. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministry of Education of The People's Republic of China, Xi'an Jiaotong University (XJTU) is a very large (enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Xi'an Jiaotong University (XJTU) 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 120 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. XJTU 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, as well as administrative services.