Founded in 1897, Zhejiang University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large city of Hangzhou (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Zhejiang. Officially accredited/recognized by the Department of Education, Zhejiang Province, Zhejiang University (ZJU) is a very large (enrollment range: 40,000-44,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Zhejiang University (ZJU) 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 119 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. ZJU 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.