Established in 1970, University of Nairobi is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Nairobi (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Kikuyu, Parklands, Lower Kabete, Upper Kabete, Chiromo, Kisumu. Officially recognized by the Commission for University Education of Kenya, University of Nairobi (UoN) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational Kenyan higher education institution. University of Nairobi (UoN) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), 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 50 years old Kenyan higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this Kenyan higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UoN also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.