Afyon Kocatepe Üniversitesi

country rank  32
world rank  2479

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University Overview

Founded in 1992, Afyon Kocatepe Üniversitesi (Afyon Kocatepe University) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Afyon (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Afyonkarahisar. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the YÖK - Yüksekögretim Kurulu (YÖK - Council of Higher Education), Afyon Kocatepe Üniversitesi (AKU) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 40,000-44,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Afyon Kocatepe Üniversitesi (AKU) 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 25 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 0-10% making this Turkish higher education organization a most selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. AKU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name Afyon Kocatepe University
Acronym AKU
Founded 1992
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address Ahmet Necdet Sezer Kampusü Gazligöl Yolu
Afyon (population range: 50,000-249,999)
03200 Afyonkarahisar
T +90 (272) 228 1213
F +90 (272) 228 1417

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int'l student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 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
Admission Rate Admission Rate 0-10%
Admission Office Afyon Kocatepe University ANS Campus, Student Affairs
Afyonkarahisar 03200
+90 (272) 228 1213

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 40,000-44,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 800-899
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Afyon Kocatepe Üniversitesi's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
YÖK - Yüksekögretim Kurulu

Year of first Accreditation


  • European University Association (EUA)
  • International Association of Universities (IAU)

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