Established in 1912, Shanghai Ocean University is a higher education institution located in the metropolis of Shanghai (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Shanghai Municipal Education Commission, Shanghai Ocean University (SHOU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Shanghai Ocean University (SHOU) 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 106 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. SHOU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.