Founded in 1980, Universitas Muria Kudus (English: University of Muria Kudus) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the suburban setting of the medium-sized city of Kudus (population range: 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Central Java. Officially accredited/recognized by the Kementerian Riset, Teknologi, dan Pendidikan Tinggi (English: Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education of the Republic of Indonesia), Universitas Muria Kudus (UMK) is a small (enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universitas Muria Kudus (UMK) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as associate degrees, bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. This 36 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 50-60% making this Indonesian higher education organization a averagely selective institution. UMK 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.