Study in Turkey: Tuition Fees & Scholarships

Schools in Turkey are either public or private - and tuition fees can vary greatly between the two types. 

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Generally, public tuition fees normally won’t top US$1500 per year, while private schools can charge up to US$20,000 for the equivalent course. Across the board, programs taught in English are normally more expensive than those taught in Turkish. 

Programs that have a more practical element, like engineering or medicine, will also normally cost more. 

You’ll have to self-fund your fees but, at public schools, this is easily done. 

As Turkey continues to be a popular study abroad destination, there are plenty of scholarships options available. One of the most popular is the Turkiye scholarship. More information on that can be found here. There are also many scholarships that are specific to individual schools, subject areas and geographical regions. A list of the most popular ones can be found here. It’s also possible that your home country might have scholarships specific to Turkey. You can check before applying.

Study in Turkey

Want an overview of Turkey? This section gives you a quick insight into what life is like in Turkey, as well as the country's history and intriguing culture.

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Education in Turkey

Want to learn about how the higher education system works in Turkey? Turkey is an evermore popular destination for a variety of students, given its good programs, low fees and its culture and history. Take a minute to find out more about the structure of the education system in Turkey!

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Student Visas

Do you need a visa to enter Turkey to study? Learn more about the student visa process, and what you need to enter the country, depending on your citizenship. Don't worry! Turkey keeps its process simple enough.

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Housing & Living Costs

No matter where you study abroad, it’s important to create a budget in advance so that you’re prepared. Therefore, we’ve detailed average living and housing costs so that you can get a better idea of what you would be paying as a student in Turkey.

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Language & Culture

Turkey is a country rich in history and culture. Find out more about what the country offers in terms of language, culture, and more! We also talk about how to stay safe in Turkey in this section.

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Application Process

Learn more about how to apply through Turkey's more American approach to applications, as well as the looser approach to postgraduate applications.

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Last update: 26 Mar 2021


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