The University of Saint Joseph, Macau, which was founded in 1996, is a private higher-education institution situated in the urban environment of the metropolitan metropolis of Macau (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants). USJ is a coeducational higher education institution in Macau that is officially recognized by the Gabinete do Secretário para Assuntos Sociais e Cultura, Macau (Office of the Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture of Macau). It has an enrollment range of 1,000-1,999 students and is one of the smallest institutions in the country. It is a member of the Topuniversitieslist with an enrollment range of 1,000-1,999 students. The University of Saint Joseph, Macau (USJ) offers courses and programs that lead to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, and doctorate degrees in a variety of fields of study in a variety of fields of study. For further information, please see the degree levels and fields of study matrix provided below by Topuniversitieslist. With a 24 year history in Macau, this higher-education school offers a rigorous admission criteria that takes into account students’ previous academic performance and grades as well as entrance test results. International candidates are able to submit an application for admission. Students may take use of a variety of academic and non-academic facilities and services, which include a library, accommodation, sports facilities, financial assistance and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative support.