Established in 1941, Beijing Foreign Studies University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Beijing (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education of The People's Republic of China, Beijing Foreign Studies University (BFSU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Beijing Foreign Studies University (BFSU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 77 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. BFSU 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, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.