Established in 1986, Shahjalal University of Science and Technology is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Sylhet (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the University Grants Commission of Bangladesh, Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) 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 33 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 0-10% making this Bangladeshi higher education organization a most selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.