Founded in 1980, Rivers State University of Science and Technology is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Port Harcourt (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Rivers. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the National Universities Commission, Nigeria, Rivers State University of Science and Technology (RSUST) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Rivers State University of Science and Technology (RSUST) 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 38 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 0-10% making this Nigerian higher education organization a most selective institution. RSUST also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.