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Cyprus International University

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world rank

4297

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Overview

Established in 1997, Cyprus International University is a for-profit private higher education institution located in the the suburban setting of the large town of Lefkosia (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Northern Cyprus. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Yüksekögretim Planlama, Denetleme, Akreditasyon ve Koordinasyon Kurulu (Higher Education Planning, Evaluation, Accreditation and Coordination Council, North Cyprus), Cyprus International University (CIU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Cyprus International University (CIU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank course levels and areas of studies matrix below for further details. This 20 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this Cypriot higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. CIU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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General Information


Name
Acronym CIU
Founded 1997
Motto Realize your Potential
Colours Burgundy, orange and white
Mascot Foxes
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Location


Address Haspolat Campus
Lefkosia
Mersin 10 Northern Cyprus
Cyprus
Population range 50,000-249,999
Telephone +90 (392) 671 1111
Telefax +90 (392) 671 1120
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Areas of Studies


Undergraduate Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
PreBachelor degrees


Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

Doctoral degree
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Important: please contact or visit the official website of Cyprus International University for detailed information on areas of studies and course levels currently offered; the above information matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Yearly Tuition Range


Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local students 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro) 5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro)
International students 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro) 5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro)

Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Cyprus International University's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above tuition range information is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Admissions


Gender Admission Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office Haspolat Campus
Lefkosa Mersin 10
Phone +90 (392) 671 11 11

Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Cyprus International University's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Size and Profile


Student Enrollment Total Student Enrolment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty and Academic Staff 500-599
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type For-Profit

Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None
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Facilities and Services


Library University Library Yes Go to Cyprus International University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Important: please contact or visit the official website of Cyprus International University for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition Accreditation Seal

Yüksekögretim Planlama, Denetleme, Akreditasyon ve Koordinasyon Kurulu


Year of first Accreditation

1997


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Yüksekögretim Planlama, Denetleme, Akreditasyon ve Koordinasyon Kurulu (YÖDAK)
  • Foundation for International Business Administration Accreditation (FIBAA)
  • Association for Evaluation and Accreditation of Engineering Programs (MÜDEK)
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Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and/or license the Cyprus International University as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and/or legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in the specific Affiliations and Memberships section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

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Affiliations

  • The European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR)
  • International Universities Council International Universities Search & Rescue Council European Council for Business Education (ECBE)
  • The National Recognition Information Centre for the United Kingdom


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