Established in 1904, Polytechnic University of the Philippines is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large city of Manila (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), National Capital Region. This institution has also branch campuses in the following locations: Taguig, Mulanay, Mariveles, Santa Rosa, Quezon City, Lopez, Maragondon, Pulilan, Ragay, Unisan, Rizal, San Pedro, Santa Maria, Santo Tomas. Officially accredited/recognized by the Commission on Higher Education, Philippines, Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP) is a very large (enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. PUP 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, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.