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 of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), National Capital Region. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Taguig, Quezon CIty, San Juan, ParaÃ+aque, Bataan, Bulacan, Nueva Ecija, Quezon, Camarines Sur, Batangas, Cavite, Mindoro, Laguna, Abu Dhabi. 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 undergraduate certificates/diplomas, bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. The admission rate range is 20-30% making this Philippine higher education organization a very selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. PUP 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.