Founded in 1978, Anna University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Chennai (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants), Tamil Nadu. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the University Grants Commission, India, Anna University (AU Chennai) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Anna University (AU Chennai) 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 41 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.