Established in 1829, University of Cape Town is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the suburban setting of the large city of Cape Town (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Western Cape. Officially accredited/recognized by the Department of Higher Education and Training, South Africa, University of Cape Town (UCT) is a large (enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Cape Town (UCT) 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 187 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UCT 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, as well as administrative services.