Established in 1946, Seoul National University is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the large metropolis of Seoul (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution also has a branch campus in Suwon. Officially recognized by the Ministry of Education, Korea, Seoul National University (SNU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational South Korean higher education institution. Seoul National University (SNU) 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.