Koç University Undergraduate applications are open and the late application deadline is August 02!

Our undergraduate programs

Our BSc and BA programs have a duration of 4 years, are taught in English and offer a supportive learning environment of small class sizes, excellent professors and academic and extra-curricular support services for international students (Careers Services, International Office, Counselling, Student Clubs, Office of Learning and Teaching and more).

You can see all the programs offered here.

The majority of our graduates receive job offers within 3 months of graduation or earlier, have done at least 2 internships and 1 semester of study abroad by the time they graduate.

Admission requirements

  • SAT/ACT or an international diploma grade – required
  • TOEFL/CAE test score (IELTS is not accepted) – optional
  • High School Diploma (if available)
  • High school transcripts (can be with predicted scores)
  • Motivation letter
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • Non-refundable application fee (150 Turkish Lira)
Only the exams and diplomas listed below are acceptable. You should satisfy the minimum acceptable score or grade from the exam or diploma to complete your application.

Acceptable Exam or Diploma

 Acceptable exam or diploma

All Colleges
Minimum score

Medicine School and Law School Minimum Score

1180 out of 1600
1410 out of 1600
SAT II Subject Tests 2 Subject Tests (Maths+1) 2 Subject Tests (Maths+subject relevant)
ACT 21 out of 36 31 out of 36 (Law program does not accept ACT exam scores)
International Baccalaureate
28 out of 45 40 out of 45
GCSE / IGCSE 2 A-Levels with A grades 3 A-Levels with A grades 
French Baccalaureate 12 out of 20 17 out of 20
ABITUR 1-4 grade 1,5
MATURA 1 or 2 grade 1,5

Tuition fees and living costs for international students

For 2019 we advise international students who are admitted without scholarships to Koç University to prepare a budget of 20.000 – 25.000 USD per academic year to cover the following expenses:

  • Tuition (19.500 USD per academic year, 26.500 USD Medicine)
  • Dormitories on campus or private rental housing
  • Food, local travel, books, health insurance

Scholarships for international students

Koç University evaluates admitted candidates for full (100%) or partial (50%, 25%) tuition-only scholarships on the basis of financial need and academic merit. Please know that requesting a scholarship does not diminish your admission chances.

If you would like to be considered for a scholarship please indicate so in the online application form under the “Scholarships” section and provide all the information and supporting documents related to your family’s assets, income and expenses.

Please check the «Scholarships» section in our website to determine if you could be eligible for specific scholarships based on your citizenship and/or major of interest.