Founded in 1981, Central University of Technology is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the small city of Bloemfontein (population range: 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Free State. This institution has also branch campuses in the following locations: Welkom. Officially accredited/recognized by the Department of Higher Education and Training, South Africa, Central University of Technology (CUT) is a large (enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Central University of Technology (CUT) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. CUT also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.