University of Cyprus

University of Cyprus Ranking

country rank: 1
world rank: 1121

University Overview

The University of Cyprus ranking was established in 1989 as a non-profit public higher education institution in the tiny city of Nicosia (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants). University of Cyprus ranking (UCY) is a medium-sized (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational Cypriot higher education institution that is officially recognized by the Ministry of Education and Culture of Cyprus. In a variety of fields of study, the University of Cyprus (UCY) provides courses and programs leading to legally recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. The selective admission strategy of this 31-year-old Cypriot higher-education institution is based on entrance exams. Students from all around the world are invited to apply for admission. Students at UCY ranking have access to a library, accommodation, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, and administrative services, among other academic and non-academic facilities and services.

University of Cyprus Ranking

University Identity

Name University of Cyprus
Acronym UCY
Founded 1989
Colours Orange and green

University Location

Address University House "Anastasios G. Leventis", 1 Panepistimiou Avenue; PO Box 20537 Nicosia 2109 Nicosia Cyprus
Tel +357 (22) 894 000
Fax +357 (22) 892 100

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$ (5,500-7,400 Euro) 7,500-10,000 US$ (5,500-7,400 Euro)

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
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office University House “Anastasios G. Leventis”, PO Box 20537 Nicosia 1678 (22) 894 463

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 6,000-6,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification

Facilities and Services

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


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) European University Association (EUA) UNICA

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