Cyprus International University

country rank  4
world rank  3786

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University Overview

Established in 1997, Cyprus International University is a for-profit private higher education institution located in 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 degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 21 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.

University Identity

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

University Location

Address Haspolat Campus
Lefkosia (population range: 50,000-249,999)
Mersin 10 Northern Cyprus
Cyprus
T +90 (392) 671 1111
F +90 (392) 671 1120

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Int'l student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
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
+90 (392) 671 11 11

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 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

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 International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
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)
  • Architectural Accrediting Board (MiAK)

Affiliations

  • European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR)
  • International Universities Council (IUC)
  • International Universities Search and Rescue Council
  • European Council for Business Education (ECBE)
  • Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)
  • International Association of Universities (IAU)
  • International Council of Design (ico-D)
  • Council on Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Education (CHRIE)
  • Association of International Educators (NAFSA)
  • International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (INQAAHE)
  • International Universities Council (IUC)
  • International Universities Search and Rescue Council (IUSRC)

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 13 June 2018