Tuition fees, living costs and scholarships for international students

For 2019-2020 we advise international students who are admitted without scholarships to Koç University to prepare a budget of 20.000 USD per academic year to cover the following expenses:

  • Tuition
  • Dormitories or private rental housing
  • Food, local travel, books, health insurance

Approximate living costs for students at Koç University are shown below. You can check the exchange rate from Turkish Lira to your national currency using Google “Currency Converter”.

CHARGES and EXPENSES ( per Semester) Undergraduate programs (except Medicine) ELC (English Preparatory Year) Medicine
Tuition 38.250 TL 31.700 TL 52.500 TL
Dorm/Housing – triple room example 6.500 TL 6.500 TL 6.500 TL
Maintenance Fee/ Stipend 1.000 TL 1.000 TL 1.000 TL
Social Dues 500 TL 500 TL 500 TL
Books 1.500 TL 1.500 TL 3.000 TL
Food(min per month) 1.000 TL 1.000 TL 1.000 TL
Total per semester 48.750 TL 42.200 TL 64.500 TL

Tuition fees

Tuition fees for the 2018-19 Academic Year are shown below. Tuition for the 2019-20 Academic Year will be published in early 2019.

These fees cover tuition for 1 academic year and registration and also allows full use of the library, computer laboratories, and infirmary services.  It does not cover other campus services such as dormitories. Tuition fees may increase every year in line with inflation.

 

Koç University College Tuition in Turkish Lira (TL) per year Tuition in USD per year (12/2018)
College of Science  76.500 TL 14.400 USD
College of Engineering 76.500 TL 14.400 USD
College of Administrative Sciences and Economics 76.500 TL 14.400 USD
College of Social Sciences and Humanities 76.500 TL 14.400 USD
College of Nursing 76.500 TL 14.400 USD
School of Law 76.500 TL 14.400 USD
School of Medicine 105.500 TL 19.700 USD
English Language Preparatory Program 63.400 TL 11.900 USD

Dormitory fees

You can see the Koç University main campus and west campus dormitory accommodation description and services provided in our Dormitories website.

Below is the 2018-19 Academic Year dormitory fee table but please refer to the Dormitory website for up to date price information.

Please note that all first-year students are guaranteed a dormitory place if they indicate this on the online application form.

Room Type Room fee per academic year (2 semesters) in Turkish Lira (TL)
MAIN CAMPUS QUADRUPLE ROOM 9,300
MAIN CAMPUS TRIPLE ROOM (BUNK BEDS) 10,400
WEST CAMPUS TRIPLE ROOM (BUNK BEDS) 10,400
MAIN CAMPUS DOUBLE ROOM (BUNK BEDS) 11,200
MAIN CAMPUS TRIPLE ROOM 11,200
MAIN CAMPUS AND S BUILDING DOUBLE ROOM 14,600
WEST CAMPUS DOUBLE ROOM 14,600
U BUILDING QUADRUPLE ROOM (EN-SUITE BATHROOM) 17,700
MAIN CAMPUS SINGLE ROOM 19,100
WEST CAMPUS SINGLE ROOM 19,100
HEALTH CENTER TRIPLE ROOM (EN-SUITE BATHROOM) 19,900
S and U BUILDINGS DOUBLE ROOM (EN-SUITE BATHROOM) 20,400
HENRY FORD BUILDING QUADRUPLE ROOM (EN-SUITE BATHROOM) 21,200
MAIN CAMPUS SINGLE ROOM (EN-SUITE BATHROOM) 25,200
HENRY FORD BUILDING DOUBLE ROOM (EN-SUITE BATHROOM) 25,200
WEST CAMPUS SINGLE ROOM (EN-SUITE BATHROOM) 25,200

Scholarships

Koç University evaluates admitted candidates for full or partial tuition-only scholarships on the basis of financial need and academic merit. 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.

Merit-based tuition scholarships can be awarded for 100%, 50% or 25% by the Admissions Committee and need-based tuition scholarships can be awarded by the Scholarships Committee for 50% or 25% of the annual tuition fees for the duration of the undergraduate program and will be subject to the academic and discipline regulations of Koç University for its undergraduate students.

After the Scholarships Committee evaluates your request there can be no reconsiderations. If you are awarded a Koç University Scholarship you are not eligible to apply to any other Koç University-funded financial aid or scholarships during your studies (eg. dormitory, books, living expenses or further tuition scholarships).

You should ensure that, before accepting a Koç University Offer of Admission and Scholarship Offer, you will be able to pay your tuition each semester and cover your living expenses in full as an international student. If awarded a scholarship by Koç University you will be asked to sign a Scholarship Agreement.

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

For details about our International Undergraduate Scholarships, you can also «Contact us».