Bülent Ecevit Üniversitesi (Bülent Ecevit University) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the large town of Zonguldak (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants). Officially accredited/recognized by the YÖK - Yüksekögretim Kurulu (YÖK - Council of Higher Education), Bülent Ecevit Üniversitesi is a large (enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Bülent Ecevit Üniversitesi 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, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 42 years old H.E. institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. Bülent Ecevit Üniversitesi 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, as well as administrative services.