Founded in 1967, Central Queensland University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the rural setting of the large town of North Rockhampton (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Queensland. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Mackay, Gladstone, Emerald, Bundaberg, Sunshine Coast, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sydney, Melbourne, Fiji, Singapore, Hong Kong and Shanghai (CN). Officially accredited/recognized by the Department of Education and Training, Australia, Central Queensland University (CQU) is a large (enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Central Queensland University (CQU) 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 49 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. CQU 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, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.