Established in 1994, Thai Nguyen University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large town of Thai Nguyen (population range: 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Northeast Region. This institution has also branch campuses in the following locations: Yen Bai. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministry of Education and Training, Vietnam, Thai Nguyen University (TNU) is a very large (enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. Thai Nguyen University (TNU) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as undergraduate certificates/diplomas, associate degrees, bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 22 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. TNU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.