Founded in 1991, National University of Sciences and Technology is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Islamabad (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Islamabad CT. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Karachi, Rawalpindi, Risalpur. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Education Commission, Pakistan, National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 9,000-9,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) 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 28 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.