Established in 1955, Takoradi Polytechnic is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the small town of Takoradi (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), Western Region. Officially accredited/recognized by the National Accreditation Board, Ghana (English: National Accreditation Board, Ghana), Takoradi Polytechnic (TPLOY) is a medium-sized (enrollment range: 9,000-9,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Takoradi Polytechnic (TPLOY) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as undergraduate certificates/diplomas, associate degrees in several areas of study. This 61 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 90-100% making this Ghanaian higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. TPLOY 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, as well as administrative services.