Palestine : General Secondary Education Certificate (Tawjihi) with a minimum exam score of 70% in the stream related to the program applied for ( Equivalency document (Mua’dalah) issued by the Ministry of Education of other certificates is also acceptable) OR any of the Internationally available examinations listed below .

Admission Requirements :

Who can apply?

You can apply if you:

  • are a graduate or last year (senior year) student of an accredited secondary education institution (high school, lyceum or equivalent);
  • hold citizenship of countries other than Turkey or the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (Citizens of Turkey and the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, can check the following web site to find out if they satisfy the requirements to apply as international student  http://tanitim.ncc.metu.edu.tr /basvuru_ve_kabul/ );
  • satisfy the minimum score requirements of an acceptable international or country based examination

Application for Conditional Acceptance:

METU NCC grants Conditional Acceptance for those students who like to apply before they set for the accepted exams and those who are waiting for their exam results given that they submit mock exam results testified by their schools. Students who have taken any of the accepted exams but are yet to complete their last grade in high school can also apply for conditional acceptance.

Internationally Available Examinations :

SAT Reasoning: A minimum total SAT1 score of 1000 out of 1600 Evidence-Based Reading and Writing (Critical Reading in older version) exams, with a minimum “Math” score of 600 out of 800 for Engineering, Economics, Business Administration, and Computer Education and Instructional Technology programs.

International AS and A Levels Qualifications: A minimum of BBC in 3 A Levels, two of which shall be relevant to the program applied for. AS-level (Advanced Subsidiary Level) may be considered in lieu of a nonessential A-level with relevant tariff points.
Note: AS-Level subjects must be different from the A-Level subjects.

International Baccalaureate (IB): A diploma of International Baccalaureate with a minimum total score of 28.

BTEC (Business and Technology Education Council) QCF (Qualification Credit Framework) Diploma : A minimum of DMM grades for the BTEC Extended Diploma and D*D* grades for BTEC Diploma from the subjects related to the program applied for.

International Science Olympiads: A gold, silver or bronze medal in the International Science Olympiads recognized and participated by TUBITAK (The Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey).

Examinations Given by the Student Selection and Placement Center (OSYM) of Turkey:

Examination for Students from Turkic Republics (TCS): A minimum score of 50 in the Basic Learning Skills Test of TCS held outside Turkey.

Student Selection and Placement Examination (OSYS): Having obtained scores that would be sufficient for placement to the program applied for in the OSYS of the previous year.

Required Documents & Online Application :

Please ensure that you have all the information and files ready for uploading, before you start your online application process

  • High School Diploma: A copy of a high school diploma in English or in Turkish.
  • Official Transcript : A copy of official  transcript and its translated copy (English or Turkish).
  • Exam Result : A copy of the exam result that is being used for application (Please see the “Acceptable Exam Results” section for details.)
  • Application Fee : Bank receipt document for 55 USD paid through METU Northern Cyprus Campus Online Payment System (https://opay.ncc.metu.edu.tr/?lng=en) or Bank Transfer to (METU NCC, Turkey IS Bank – Kalkanli METU Branch 6822- 1875 / IBAN: TR 8700 0640 0000 2682 2000 1875 / Swift Code: ISBKTRISXXX)Note: payment reference number will be automaticaly provided by the on-line application system (for on-line application link check below).
    If you get accepted and choose to join one of the undergraduate programs, you will be asked at the time of the registration to provide official documents to support the information you have declared during the application process. You will not be allowed to register if you fail to submit the originals, attested by Ministry of Education and/or Turkish Embassy or if inconsistencies are identified in the information you have provided.

Evaluation and Results :

Candidates application documents will be evaluated by the relevant Admission Committee. Students accepted to a program will receive a Letter of Acceptance from METU.

Important note: Please note that it is at METU’s sole discretion to review and rank candidates, and to admit and place them within program quotas, space permitting. Meeting the application criteria does not guarantee admission to the programs.

Language Requirements :

At METU Northern Cyprus Campus the medium of instruction is English. Students must submit the result of an approved English proficiency examination in order to pursue the degree program they are accepted in. Students whose English proficiency is not at the level required by METU are placed in the one-year English Language Preparatory Program.

The minimum passing score of METU English Proficiency Examination (METU-EPE) is 60 for all METU undergraduate programs, except the Dual Diploma Programs with State University of New York (SUNY) campuses. METU-EPE is can be taken on campus and is held at the beginning and the end of the fall semester of each academic year at fixed dates that can be checked from the METU NCC academic calendar

The table below gives some recognized international English proficiency examinations and their scores considered equivalent METU-EPE scores.

METU
EPE
TOEFL
IBT
IELTS
EXPLANATIONS
60
75 – 79
6.0
Minimum score required for exemption from the Department of Basic English Preparatory Classes in the Undergraduate Programs
70
86 – 94
7.0
Minimum scores required for exemption from the Department of Basic English Preparatory Classes in the Faculty of Education, Department of Foreign Language Education, English Language Teaching Program

Online application :

Fall 2017

Application for Fall 2017 is now open.

Application deadline: 31 August 2017.

Please click for online application form.

Scholarship Opportunities for Internationally Available Examinations :

Applicants with the given score ranges in the corresponding examination shown below will be considered for tuition fee discount scholarships:

SAT Reasoning:

25%: Applicants with a minimum score of 1050 (a minimum of 620 in math for relevant programs)

50%: Applicants with a minimum score of 1160 (a minimum of 670 in math for relevant programs) for Engineering,Business & Economics; 1100-other

75%: Tuition waiver will be awarded to exceptionally successful applicants.

100%: Tuition waiver will be awarded to exceptionally successful applicants.

Note: These scholarships are limited in number and thus competitive.

International AS and A Levels Qualification:

25%: Applicants with a minimum of BBB in 3 A Levels, two of which shall be relevant to the program applied for.

50%:  Applicants with a minimum of ABB in 3 A Levels, two of which shall be relevant to the program applied for.

75%: Tuition waiver will be awarded to exceptionally successful applicants.

100%: Tuition waiver will be awarded to exceptionally successful applicants.

Note: These scholarships are limited in number and thus competitive.

International Baccalaureate (IB):

25%: Applicants with a minimum score of 30.

50%: Applicants with a minimum score of 32.

75%: Tuition waiver will be awarded to exceptionally successful applicants.

100%: Tuition waiver will be awarded to exceptionally successful applicants.

Note: These scholarships are limited in number and thus competitive.

BTEC (Business and Technology Education Council) QCF (Qualification Credit Framework) Diploma:

25%: Applicants with a minimum of DDM grades in BTEC Extended Diploma from the subjects related to the program applied for.

50%: Applicants with a minimum of DDD grades in BTEC Extended Diploma from the subjects related to the program applied for.

75%: Tuition waiver will be awarded to exceptionally successful applicants.

100%: Tuition waiver will be awarded to exceptionally successful applicants.

Note: These scholarships are limited in number and thus competitive.

Scholarship Opportunities for your Country :

Tuition-Discounts available to the applicants from Palestain:

Applicants with the given score ranges in the corresponding examination shown below will be considered for tuition fee discount scholarships:

25%: Applicants with a minimum average of 76%.

50%: Applicants with a minimum average of 86%-Engineering; 81%-other.

75%: Tuition waiver will be awarded to exceptionally successful applicants.

100%: tuition waiver will be awarded to exceptionally successful applicants.

Note: These scholarships are limited in number and thus competitive.