Established in 1953, Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the metropolis of Guangzhou (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants), Guangdong. Officially accredited/recognized by the Department of Education, Guangdong Province, Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts (GAFA) is a medium-sized (enrollment range: 8,000-8,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts (GAFA) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. GAFA also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, financial aids and/or scholarships, as well as administrative services.