Founded in 1957, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics is a non-profit public 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. Officially recognized by the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE) is a very small (uni Rank enrollment range: 250-499 students) coeducational Pakistani higher education institution formally affiliated with the Islamic religion. Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uni Rank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 63 years old Pakistani higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this Pakistani higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. PIDE 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, as well as administrative services.