Founded in 1984, SRM University is a private higher education institution located in the the suburban setting of the metropolis of Chennai (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants), Tamil Nadu. Officially accredited/recognized by the University Grants Commission, India, SRM University (SRMU) is a coeducational higher education institution. SRM University (SRMU) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. SRMU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.