10 Top-Ranked Universities in Turkey

10 Top-Ranked Universities in Turkey

If you are planning to study in Turkey, the very first step is to look for the top-ranked universities and find the programs. There are major high-ranked universities in Turkey that are known around the world. These universities offer Bachelor’s, Masters, and Ph.D. programs in different fields. Search for the universities individually and if they are offering the programs you are interested in or not. 

Turkey has some of the best engineering, business, medical, and law schools. Below is the ranking of Turkey universities where you can find programs and apply.

Cankaya University

Cankaya University was established in July 1997 and it is situated in Ankara (the capital of Turkey). The new campus of the university was built in 2011 and the university is currently situated there. It provides a wide range of recreational and modern facilities to its students. From a well-planned syllabus to providing facilities of the dedicated sports area (separately for squash, table tennis, volleyball, basketball, fitness, and handball, etc.), to the sports courses, the campus provides enhanced facilities to its students.

The university campus has very modern science labs and a library. The subjects offered by the university include engineering, architecture, law, arts, and science. Cankaya also plays the role of host of many celebrations and annual festivals

Koc University

It is one of the universities in Istanbul that was founded in 1933. It is a prestigious institute of higher education. The Koc University is one of the top-ranked universities of Turkey with a world-class faculty. The university offers around 22 undergraduate programs, 32 graduate and 18 Ph.D. programs. Currently, there are more than 55,000 students in the university. Koc University yields creative and independent leaders.

Hacettepe University

Hacettepe University is a research-oriented institution. It offers a wide range of fields and programs in technology, arts, and science. The university has the ultimate purpose of nurturing the students and educating them with the best of the teachers of the world. The university offers student services, medical, housing, and library services to students. From campus life to sports facilities and student clubs, Hacettepe University provides enhanced facilities to its students. 

Sabanci University

Sabanci university’s ranking is also among the top ten universities of Turkey. It is located in Istanbul. Currently, the university has more than 4,000 students. The university offers housing and medical services to its students.  From undergraduate to postgraduate, the university offers a wide range of disciplines to its students. There are also some scholarship plans for the students. The student life is also very interesting in university as the university offers students clubs and sports facilities as well.

Bilkent University

According to Turkey university ranking 2021 by EECA in 2019, Bilkent university ranked 14th. The university was founded in 1984 and it is named “city of learning and sciences” in Turkish. It is a private institution with more than 13,000 students. The university welcomes international students. If you are planning to apply to Bilkent University, go to their website and find the programs of your interest. It also provides its students IT services, medical, library, and housing services.

Bogazici University

The Bogazici University is expanding the horizon of studies of science and technology at the global level. From social sciences to business and management and technology to environmental studies, Bogazici University is contributing to the development of technology and IT. It offers multiple services to its students which include; ICT services, Student services, Medical services, Housing, and Library services.

Ozyegin University

It is also one of the public universities of Turkey that is ranking among the top universities. It is a research-oriented university that offers programs in business & management and Engineering & Technology. The university facilitates students with the best medical, sports facilities, and campus life. The university has its own research centers and career plans for students.

Istanbul Technical University

Istanbul Technical University (ITU) is a well-reputed institution that offers various programs related to art, technology, history, science, and sports. It has a research center that assists students to come up with innovative ideas. ITU has already contributed to major technological developments and scientific solutions. It is one of the oldest and high-ranked universities in Istanbul. It has an affordable university fee in Istanbul. It offers housing and library services to its students. 

Istanbul University

Istanbul University is one of the oldest universities of Istanbul Turkey established in 1453. It has a total of 12 campuses and more than 767 diploma programs. The university runs major project activities and has been into more than 2500 projects currently. It has a fully operational research center that gives opportunities to students to share innovative ideas. It has a library with a collection of 2 million books.

METU Middle East Technical University

METU is one of the ranked universities of Turkey. It offers a wide range of programs to students which include Engineering & Technology, Natural Sciences & Mathematics, Business & Management, Computer Science & IT, Humanities, Agriculture & Forestry, and many more. The university entrance test of METU is tough. Every year, it conducts the test in which over 1/3 of the 1000 applicants attend METU that have the highest scores. The competition in most of the departments of the university is very high. It accepts the top 1% of students out of 1.5 million.