Established in 1996, Al-Balqa' Applied University is a for-profit public higher education institution located in the the suburban setting of the large town of Al-Salt (population range: 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Balqa. This institution has also branch campuses in the following locations: Sareeh. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Jordan, Al-Balqa' Applied University (BAU) is a small (enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Islamic religion. Al-Balqa' Applied University (BAU) 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 20 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this Jordanian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. BAU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, as well as administrative services.