Established in 2002, Northern University is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the small city of Nowshera (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Officially recognized by the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan, Northern University (NU) is a very small (uni Rank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational Pakistani higher education institution. Northern University (NU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uni Rank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 18 years old Pakistani higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students’ past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this Pakistani higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. NU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, as well as administrative services.