Founded in 2002, Durban University of Technology is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large city of Durban (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), KwaZulu-Natal. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Pietermaritzburg. Officially accredited/recognized by the Department of Higher Education and Training, South Africa, Durban University of Technology (DUT) is a large (enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Durban University of Technology (DUT) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as associate degrees, bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 14 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this South African higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. DUT 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.