University of Nicosia

University of Nicosia Ranking

country rank: 3
world rank: 1973

University Overview

The University of Nicosia was founded in 1980 and is a for-profit private higher education school situated in the tiny city of Nicosia (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants). University of Nicosia (UNIC) is a major (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 10,000-14,999 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 Nicosia (UNIC) provides courses and programs leading to legally recognized higher education degrees like as bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This Cypriot higher-education institution, which has been around for 40 years, has a rigorous admission criteria based on students’ previous academic records and grades. With an admittance rate of 90-100 percent, this Cypriot higher education institution is one of the least selective in the country. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. UNIC also offers a library, accommodation, sports facilities, financial assistance and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning options, as well as administrative services to students.

University of Nicosia Ranking

University Identity

Name University of Nicosia
Acronym UNIC
Founded 1980
Motto Think Big
Colours Red and grey

University Location

Address 46 Makedonitissas Avenue Nicosia 2417 Nicosia Cyprus
Tel +357 (22) 841 500
Fax +357 (22) 357 481

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
10,000-12,500 US$ (7,400-9,200 Euro) 7,500-10,000 US$ (5,500-7,400 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$ (7,400-9,200 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 students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 90-100%
Admission Office 46 Makedonitissas Avenue Nicosia 2417 (22) 841 528

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 700-799
Control Type Private
Entity Type For-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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


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Memberships and Affiliations

European University Association (EUA) European Association of Institutions in Higher Education (EURASHE) European University Association Council for Doctoral Education (EUA-CDE) European Network for Academic Integrity (ENAI) Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) Magna Charta Universitatum Observatory (MCUO)

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