Founded in 1933, South China Normal University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the metropolis of Guangzhou (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants), Guangdong. Officially accredited/recognized by the Department of Education, Guangdong Province, South China Normal University (SCNU) is a very large (enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. South China Normal University (SCNU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 84 years old H.E. institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. SCNU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.