Established in 1904, Rhodes University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the large town of Grahamstown (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Eastern Cape. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Department of Higher Education and Training, South Africa, Rhodes University (RU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 7,000-7,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Rhodes University (RU) 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 113 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. RU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services. Rhodes campus has grown tremendously over the last few years. Today there are about 150 buildings and 39 residences. Graced with 203 hectares of lovely grounds, an abundance of sport facilities are nestled in the hills of the beautiful and historic city of Grahamstown.