Established in 1827, Kungliga Tekniska högskolan (KTH Royal Institute of Technology) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large city of Stockholm (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Stockholm County. Officially accredited/recognized by the Utbildningsdepartementet, Sverige (English: Ministry of Education and Research, Sweden), Kungliga Tekniska högskolan (KTH) is a large (enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Kungliga Tekniska högskolan (KTH) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 189 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this Swedish higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. KTH 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.