Piri Reis Üniversitesi

country rank  124
world rank  6568

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University Overview

Founded in 2008, Piri Reis Üniversitesi (Piri Reis University) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the metropolis of Istanbul (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the YÖK - Yüksekögretim Kurulu (YÖK - Council of Higher Education), Piri Reis Üniversitesi (PRU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Piri Reis Üniversitesi (PRU) 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 11 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 20-30% making this Turkish higher education organization a very selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Piri Reis University
Acronym PRU
Founded 2008
Colours Navy blue and white

University Location

Address Postane Mahallesi, Eflatun Sk. No:8, Tuzla
Istanbul (population range: over 5,000,000)
34940 Istanbul
T +90 (216) 581 0050
F +90 (216) 581 0051

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 20-30%
Admission Office Istasyon Mahallesi Tuzla
Istanbul 34940
+90 (216) 5810050

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Piri Reis Üniversitesi's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

YÖK - Yüksekögretim Kurulu

Year of first Accreditation


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019