The South Eastern University of Sri Lanka is a public university in Oluvil in Sri Lanka. Established in 1995 as a university college, it became a full fledged university in 1996. Like all public universities in Sri Lanka, SEUSL receives the bulk of its funding from the University Grants Commission (UGC), part of the Ministry of Higher Education in Colombo. The UGC and the central government therefore exert a great deal of control over SEUSL. The campus is in Oluvil near Oluvil Harbour. It also has faculty in Sammanthurai. The university currently has six faculties (Applied Sciences, Arts & Culture, Islamic Studies & Arabic Language, Management & Commerce, Engineering and Technology). SEUSL offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses that award degrees such as BA, BBA, BCom, BSc and MBA. The university had 2,237 students and 338 employees in 2010. It is the thirteenth largest university in Sri Lanka in student numbers. In 2009/10 the university admitted 836 undergraduates.SEUSL had a recurrent budget of Rs. 277 million and a capital budget of Rs. 121 million in 2010. Its income in 2010 was Rs. 397 million of which 99% was grant from the government in Colombo. The chancellor and vice-chancellor of the university are professor Achi. M. Ishaq and Prof. M. M. M. Najim. SEUSL is a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities.