Established in 2003, Tshwane University of Technology is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large city of Pretoria (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Gauteng. This institution has also branch campuses in the following locations: Soshanguve, Ga-Rankuwa, Witbank, Nelspruit, Polokwane. Officially accredited/recognized by the Department of Higher Education and Training, South Africa, Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) is a very large (enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. TUT also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.