Founded in 1976, Acharya Nagarjuna University is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the rural setting of the small city of Guntur (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Andhra Pradesh. Officially recognized by the University Grants Commission of India, Acharya Nagarjuna University (ANU) is a coeducational Indian higher education institution. Acharya Nagarjuna University (ANU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. ANU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.