Orta Dogu Teknik Üniversitesi

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world rank  487

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University Overview

Established in 1956, Orta Dogu Teknik Üniversitesi (Middle East Technical University) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the metropolis of Ankara (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Northern Cyprus Campus, Mersin-Erdemli. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the YÖK - Yüksekögretim Kurulu (YÖK - Council of Higher Education), Orta Dogu Teknik Üniversitesi (METU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Orta Dogu Teknik Üniversitesi (METU) 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 62 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 applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Middle East Technical University
Acronym METU
Founded 1956

University Location

Address Orta Dogu Teknik Üniversitesi Üniversiteler Mah. Dumlupinar Blv. No:1, Çankaya
Ankara (population range: over 5,000,000)
06800 Ankara
T +90 (312) 210 1100
F +90 (312) 210 1105
Other locations Northern Cyprus Campus, Mersin-Erdemli

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

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
Admission Rate 0-10%
Admission Office ODTU, Ogrenci Isleri Daire Baskanligi
Ankara 06531
+90 (312) 210 2131

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff 1,500-1,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Orta Dogu Teknik Üniversitesi's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

YÖK - Yüksekögretim Kurulu

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology ABET

Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Monday, 14 October 2019