Founded in 1966, Vaal University of Technology is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the medium-sized town of Vanderbijlpark (population range: 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Gauteng. This institution has also branch campuses in the following locations: Klerksdrop, Kempton Park, Secunda, Upington, Sebokeng. Officially accredited/recognized by the Department of Higher Education and Training, South Africa, Vaal University of Technology (VUT) is a large (enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Vaal University of Technology (VUT) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as undergraduate certificates/diplomas, associate degrees, bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 50 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 50-60% making this South African higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. VUT 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, as well as administrative services.