Established in 1976, Minia University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of El-Minia (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Minya. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Egypt, Minia University is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. Minia University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 42 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this Egyptian higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. Minia University 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, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.