Established in 1980, Mangalore University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the medium-sized city of Mangalore (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Karnataka. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the University Grants Commission, India, Mangalore University (MU) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 40,000-44,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Mangalore University (MU) 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 38 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 90-100% making this Indian higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.