Established in 1987, University of Tikrit is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the small city of Tikrit (population range: 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Saladin. This institution has also branch campuses in the following locations: Samraa. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education & Scientific Research, Iraq, University of Tikrit (TU) is a small (enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Tikrit (TU) 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 29 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this Iraqi higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. TU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, as well as administrative services.