Founded in 1962, University of Lagos is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Lagos (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the National Universities Commission, Nigeria, University of Lagos (UNILAG) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Lagos (UNILAG) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), 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 56 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UNILAG 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.