Kocaeli University

Kocaeli University

country rank: 20
world rank: 1782

University Overview

Kocaeli Üniversitesi (Kocaeli University) was founded in 1992 as a non-profit public higher-education institution in the suburbs of the midsize city of Kocaeli (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants). Kosekoy, Golcuk, Karamursel, Degirmendere, Derbent, Derince, Gebze, Hereke, Izmit, Ihsaniye, Kandira, Kullar, and Yenikoy are all places where this school maintains a branch campus. Kocaeli Üniversitesi (KOÜ) is a major (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational Turkish higher education institution that is officially recognized by the YK – Yüksekögretim Kurulu (YK – Council of Higher Education). In a variety of fields of study, Kocaeli Üniversitesi (KOÜ) provides courses and programs that lead to legally recognized higher education degrees like as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees, and doctoral degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 28-year-old Turkish higher-education school has a rigorous admissions process based on entrance exams and previous academic records and ratings. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. Students have access to a library, accommodation, sports facilities, financial assistance and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services at KOÜ.

University Identity

Acronym KOÜ
Founded 1992

University Location

Address Umuttepe Merkez Yerleskesi, Izmit Kocaeli 41380 Kocaeli Turkey
Tel +90 (262) 303 1045
Fax +90 (262) 303 1044
Other locations Kosekoy, Golcuk, Karamursel, Degirmendere, Derbent, Derince, Gebze, Hereke, Izmit, Ihsaniye, Kandira, Kullar, Yenikoy

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office Kocaeli Üniversitesi Umuttepe Merkez Yerleskesi Kocaeli 41380 (262) 303 1201/02

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment over-45,000
Academic Staff 1,500-1,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported


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Memberships and Affiliations

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