Suleyman Demirel University

country rank  54
world rank  9640

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University Overview

Established in 1996, Suleyman Demirel University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the small city of Kaskelen (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Almaty. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Almaty. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Suleyman Demirel University (SDU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Suleyman Demirel University (SDU) 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 22 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this Kazakhstani higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Сүлейман Демирель университеті
Acronym SDU
Founded 1996
Motto Gaining knowledge. Achieving success.
Colours Blue and red

University Location

Address Abylaykhan Koshesi 1/1
Kaskelen (population range: 250,000-499,999)
040900 Almaty
T +7 (727) 307 95 65
F +7 (727) 307 95 58
Other locations Almaty

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 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 60-70%
Admission Office Abylaykhan Street 1/1
Kaskelen 040900
+7 (727) 307 9560
701 149 2912

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff 200-299
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Suleyman Demirel University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Year of first Accreditation


Memberships and Affiliations

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019