Established in 1956, Hanoi University of Science and Technology is a non-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. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministry of Education and Training, Vietnam, Hanoi University of Science and Technology (HUST) is a very large (enrollment range: 40,000-44,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Hanoi University of Science and Technology (HUST) 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 60 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this Vietnamese higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. HUST 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, as well as administrative services.