Founded in 1899, Brandon University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Brandon (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Manitoba. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Department of Education and Training, Manitoba, Brandon University (BU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Brandon University (BU) 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 in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 120 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.