Founded in 1957, Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the metropolis of Ho Chi Minh City (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants), Southeast Region. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministry of Education and Training, Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology (HCMUT) is a large (enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology (HCMUT) 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 59 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 20-30% making this Vietnamese higher education organization a very selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. HCMUT 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.