Founded in 1972, Tanta University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the small city of Tanta (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Gharbia. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Egypt, Tanta University (TU) is a coeducational higher education institution. Tanta University (TU) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as undergraduate certificates/diplomas, bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 44 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. TU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.