Founded in 2002, Universidad Politécnica de Tulancingo (English: Tulancingo Polytechnic University) is a public higher education institution located in the the suburban setting of the large town of Tulancingo (population range: 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Hidalgo. This institution has also branch campuses in the following locations: Tepehuacan, Tenango, Molango, Tlanchinol. Officially accredited/recognized by the Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico (English: Ministry of Public Education, Mexico), Universidad Politécnica de Tulancingo (UPT) is a coeducational higher education institution. Universidad Politécnica de Tulancingo (UPT) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 14 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. UPT also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, financial aids and/or scholarships, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.