Established in 1992, Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart Üniversitesi (Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large town of Canakkale (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants). Officially accredited/recognized by the YÖK - Yüksekögretim Kurulu (YÖK - Council of Higher Education), Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart Üniversitesi (ÇOMÜ) is a very large (enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart Üniversitesi (ÇOMÜ) 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. This 25 years old H.E. institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. ÇOMÜ also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.