Koç University : Rankings, Fees & Courses Details | Top Universities
university logo

Koç University

Location

Koç University, Istanbul Türkiye

Ranking

# =401QS World University Rankings

PGicon

1Postgraduate programs

About Koç University

Koç University is a private, non-profit research-intensive and comprehensive institution, founded in 1993 and located in Istanbul, Turkey. 

The educational philosophy of Koç University is based on the principle of creative teaching/ participatory learning. Since its foundation, Koç University has taken a progressive, expansive, and student-oriented view. It encourages the search for truth through research, criticism, and creativity. An inquiring mind, a tradition of discussion and involvement in extra-curricular activities are also part of this quest. Accordingly, Koç University considers a liberal arts education imperative. Cooperation with international institutions, as well as lectures by internationally renowned academics and business leaders, also contribute to the quality of education at Koç University.

Recognized globally for facilitating cutting-edge research in its full collection of Colleges—including Administrative Sciences & Economics, Engineering, Natural Sciences, Humanities & Social Sciences, Law, and Medicine—Koç University has been distinguished by its notable contributions to the elevation of education, knowledge, and service, both domestically and beyond. Koç University is nationally and internationally recognized for its accreditations and memberships. 

With its strong academic structure, research opportunities, international achievements, vivid social environment and a wide range of job opportunities upon graduation, Koç University distinctively attracts the attention of the best students in Turkey and abroad.  

Highlights

    1. ·         Low student-faculty ratio (12 to 1)
    2. ·         All programs are taught in English (with the exception of Nursing and Law)
    3. ·         Faculty have advanced degrees from Ivy-League US universities and top-ranked European institutions
    4. ·         194 research laboratories with state of the art equipment and resources
    5. ·         21 Research Centers, 5 Research and Education Forums
    6. ·         270 international top-ranked partners globally for student exchange and research collaboration
    7. ·         Among the top three universities in Turkey for publications per faculty and citation record
    8. ·         801 externally funded research projects with a value of 50 million USD and hosts 8 out of 16 ERC grants in Turkey
    9. ·         16 of the 90 members of the Turkish Academy of Sciences are from Koç University
    10. ·         Scholarships are available for high caliber international students in our undergraduate and graduate programs


Learn more about our international admissions and scholarships for international students at https://international.ku.edu.tr/

About Koç University

Koç University is a private, non-profit research-intensive and comprehensive institution, founded in 1993 and located in Istanbul, Turkey. 

The educational philosophy of Koç University is based on the principle of creative teaching/ participatory learning. Since its foundation, Koç University has taken a progressive, expansive, and student-oriented view. It encourages the search for truth through research, criticism, and creativity. An inquiring mind, a tradition of discussion and involvement in extra-curricular activities are also part of this quest. Accordingly, Koç University considers a liberal arts education imperative. Cooperation with international institutions, as well as lectures by internationally renowned academics and business leaders, also contribute to the quality of education at Koç University.

Recognized globally for facilitating cutting-edge research in its full collection of Colleges—including Administrative Sciences & Economics, Engineering, Natural Sciences, Humanities & Social Sciences, Law, and Medicine—Koç University has been distinguished by its notable contributions to the elevation of education, knowledge, and service, both domestically and beyond. Koç University is nationally and internationally recognized for its accreditations and memberships. 

With its strong academic structure, research opportunities, international achievements, vivid social environment and a wide range of job opportunities upon graduation, Koç University distinctively attracts the attention of the best students in Turkey and abroad.  

Highlights

    1. ·         Low student-faculty ratio (12 to 1)
    2. ·         All programs are taught in English (with the exception of Nursing and Law)
    3. ·         Faculty have advanced degrees from Ivy-League US universities and top-ranked European institutions
    4. ·         194 research laboratories with state of the art equipment and resources
    5. ·         21 Research Centers, 5 Research and Education Forums
    6. ·         270 international top-ranked partners globally for student exchange and research collaboration
    7. ·         Among the top three universities in Turkey for publications per faculty and citation record
    8. ·         801 externally funded research projects with a value of 50 million USD and hosts 8 out of 16 ERC grants in Turkey
    9. ·         16 of the 90 members of the Turkish Academy of Sciences are from Koç University
    10. ·         Scholarships are available for high caliber international students in our undergraduate and graduate programs


Learn more about our international admissions and scholarships for international students at https://international.ku.edu.tr/

Available programs

University information

Bachelor

1180+
600+
+
2+
+
80+
6,978
81%
19%
745
61%
39%
531
86%
14%

Tuition fee and scholarships

One of the important factors when considering a master's degree is the cost of study. Luckily, there are many options available to help students fund their master's programme. Download your copy of the Scholarship Guide to find out which scholarships from around the world could be available to you, and how to apply for them.

In this guide you will find:
opportunities

Where to look for scholarship opportunities

how_to

How to apply to scholarships relevant to you

list

A list of available scholarships around the world

checklist

A scholarship application checklist

banner
download_icon Download Scholarship Guide

Rankings & ratings

Koç University is one of the top universities in Istanbul, Türkiye. It is ranked #=401 in QS World University Rankings 2025.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #501- 550
  • 2014
    #501-550
  • 2015
    #461-470
  • 2016
    #481-490
  • 2017
    #451-460
  • 2018
    #431-440
  • 2019
    #=448
  • 2020
    #451
  • 2021
    #465
  • 2022
    #511-520
  • 2023
    #=477
  • 2024
    #=431
  • 2025
    #=401

Campus locations

Similar Universities

location coming soon
Ranking

# -

QS World University
Rankings
PGicon

4

Available
programs
View Details
location Durham, United Kingdom
Ranking

# -

QS World University
Rankings
PGicon

24

Available
programs
View Details
location Samarkand, Uzbekistan
Ranking

# -

QS World University
Rankings
PGicon

102

Available
programs
View Details
location Montreal, Canada
Ranking

# -

QS World University
Rankings
PGicon

11

Available
programs
View Details
location Lyon, France
Ranking

# 511-520

QS World University
Rankings
PGicon

49

Available
programs
View Details
location Medini, Malaysia
Ranking

# -

QS World University
Rankings
PGicon

22

Available
programs
View Details
location Mataram, Indonesia
Ranking

# -

QS World University
Rankings
PGicon

51

Available
programs
View Details
location Paris, France
Ranking

# -

QS World University
Rankings
PGicon

15

Available
programs
View Details
location Nijmegen, Netherlands
Ranking

# =214

QS World University
Rankings
PGicon

53

Available
programs
View Details
location London, United Kingdom
Ranking

# =368

QS World University
Rankings
PGicon

468

Available
programs
View Details
Koç University basic Very High 13 no 745 M 762