Founded in 1966, Ahfad University for Women is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large city of Omdurman (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Khartoum. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Sudan, Ahfad University for Women (AUW) is a medium-sized (enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) women only higher education institution. Ahfad University for Women (AUW) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. This 50 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 Sudanese higher education organization a least selective institution. AUW also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, as well as administrative services.