Established in 1960, University of Transport and Communications is a for-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the metropolis of Hanoi (population range: over 5,000,000 inhabitants), Red River Delta. This institution has also branch campuses in the following locations: Ho Chi Minh. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministry of Education and Training, Vietnam, University of Transport and Communications (UTC) is a large (enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Transport and Communications (UTC) 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 56 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UTC 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, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.