Established in 1980, National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Islamabad (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Islamabad CT. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar, Chiniot. Officially recognized by the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan, National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences (NUCES) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 8,000-8,999 students) coeducational Pakistani higher education institution. National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences (NUCES) 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 40 years old Pakistani higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 0-10% making this Pakistani higher education organization a most selective institution. NUCES also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, as well as administrative services.