Established in 1991, Australian Catholic University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of North Sydney (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), New South Wales. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Ballarat, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, Strathfield, Adelaide and Rome. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Department of Education and Training, Australia, Australian Catholic University (ACU) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Australian Catholic University (ACU) 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, 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 students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.