University of Nicosia

country rank  3
world rank  2456

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University Overview

Established in 1980, University of Nicosia is a for-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Nicosia (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education and Culture of Cyprus, University of Nicosia (UNIC) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Nicosia (UNIC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as 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 40 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 90-100% making this Cypriot higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym UNIC
Founded 1980
Motto Think Big
Colours Red and grey

University Location

Address 46 Makedonitissas Avenue
Nicosia (population range: 50,000-249,999)
2417 Nicosia
T +357 (22) 841 500
F +357 (22) 357 481

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
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
+357 (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


Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Education and Culture of Cyprus

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Cyprus Agency of Quality Assurance and Accreditation CyAQAAE
  • European Foundation for Quality Management EFQM

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)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020