Top 175 universities in Turkey: Rankings & Acceptance rate

Rank
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University name
Acceptance rate
Acc. rate
City & State
1Middle East Technical University5%Ankara
2Hacettepe University95%Ankara
3Ankara UniversityAnkara
4Istanbul Technical UniversityIstanbul
5Gazi UniversityAnkara
6Istanbul UniversityIstanbul
7Bogazici UniversityIstanbul
8Anadolu University5%Eskisehir
9Ege UniversityIzmir
10Dokuz Eylul UniversityIzmir
11Bilkent UniversityAnkara
12Marmara UniversityIstanbul
13Ataturk University55%Erzurum
14Selcuk UniversityKaratay
15Uludag UniversityBursa
16Sakarya UniversitySakarya
17Cukurova UniversityAdana
18Suleyman Demirel University85%Isparta
19Yildiz Technical UniversityIstanbul
20Erciyes UniversityKayseri
21Akdeniz UniversityAntalya
22Ondokuz Mayis UniversitySamsun
23Sabanci UniversityIstanbul
24Koc University15%Istanbul
25Karadeniz Technical University15%Trabzon
26Firat UniversityElazig
27Pamukkale UniversityDenizli
28Canakkale Onsekiz Mart UniversityCanakkale
29Inonu University65%Malatya
30Eskisehir Osmangazi University95%Eskisehir
31University of Gaziantep55%Gaziantep
32Afyon Kocatepe University5%Afyon
33Kocaeli UniversityKocaeli
34Cumhuriyet UniversitySivas
35Mugla UniversityMugla
36Baskent UniversityAnkara
37Istanbul Bilgi UniversityIstanbul
38Mersin UniversityIcel
39Adnan Menderes University15%Aydin
40Balikesir UniversityBalikesir
41Van Yuzuncu Yil University85%Van
42Dicle UniversityDiyarbakir
43Duzce UniversityDuzce
44Yeditepe UniversityIstanbul
45Trakya UniversityEdirne
46Tokat Gaziosmanpasa UniversityTokat
47Abant Izzet Baysal University5%Bolu
48Kahramanmaras Sutcu Imam UniversityKahramanmaras
49Karabuk University95%Karabuk
50Tekirdag Namik Kemal University95%Tekirdag
51Harran UniversitySanliurfa
52Izmir Institute of TechnologyIzmir
53Kastamonu UniversityKastamonu
54TOBB Economics and Technology UniversityAnkara
55Mehmet Akif Ersoy UniversityBurdur
56Istanbul Aydin UniversityIstanbul
57Izmir University of EconomicsIzmir
58Usak UniversityUsak
59Atilim UniversityAnkara
60Yasar UniversityIzmir
61Bahcesehir UniversityIstanbul
62Mustafa Kemal University65%Antakya
63Kadir Has University55%Istanbul
64Ozyegin UniversityIstanbul
65Cankaya UniversityAnkara
66Kafkas UniversityKars
67Istanbul Kultur UniversityIstanbul
68Bartin UniversityBartin
69Gebze University of Technology5%Gebze
70Nevsehir UniversityNevsehir
71Dogus University85%Istanbul
72Galatasaray UniversityIstanbul
73Bilecik Sheikh Edebali UniversityBilecik
74Kirikkale UniversityKirikkale
75Maltepe UniversityIstanbul
76Adiyaman UniversityAdiyaman
77Ahi Evran UniversityKirsehir
78Karamanoglu Mehmetbey UniversityKaraman
79Cankiri Karatekin University5%Cankiri
80Bulent Ecevit UniversityZonguldak
81Hitit University85%Corum
82Bozok UniversityYozgat
83Aksaray UniversityAksaray
84Okan UniversityIstanbul
85Recep Tayyip Erdogan UniversityRize
86Bingol UniversityBingol
87Gumushane UniversityGumushane
88Istanbul Commerce UniversityIstanbul
89Ordu UniversityOrdu
90Isik UniversityIstanbul
91Istanbul Medipol UniversityIstanbul
92Giresun UniversityGiresun
93Beykent UniversityIstanbul
94Omer Halisdemir University15%Nigde
95Istanbul Arel UniversityIstanbul
96Amasya UniversityAmasya
97Kirklareli UniversityKirklareli
98Izmir Katip Celebi UniversityIzmir
99Osmaniye Korkut Ata UniversityOsmaniye
100Kilis 7 Aralik University85%Kilis
101Istanbul Developmental UniversityIstanbul
102Artvin Coruh UniversityArtvin
103Istanbul Sehir UniversityIstanbul
104Istanbul Medeniyet UniversityIstanbul
105Uskudar UniversityIstanbul
106Mimar Sinan Fine Arts UniversityIstanbul
107Sinop UniversitySinop
108Bayburt University55%Bayburt
109Istanbul Sabahattin Zaim UniversityIstanbul
110Dumlupinar UniversityKutahya
111Hasan Kalyoncu UniversityGaziantep
112Halic UniversityIstanbul
113Mus Alparslan UniversityMus
114Abdullah Gul University5%Kayseri
115Agri Ibrahim Cecen University95%Agri
116University of YalovaYalova
117Batman UniversityBatman
118Siirt UniversitySiirt
119Altinbas UniversityIstanbul
120Ardahan UniversityArdahan
121Istanbul Gedik University85%Istanbul
122Bursa Technical UniversityBursa
123Nisantasi UniversityIstanbul
124Cag UniversityIcel
125Erzurum Technical UniversityErzurum
126Yildirim Beyazit UniversityAnkara
127Adana Science and Technology UniversityAdana
128Igdir UniversityIgdir
129Social Sciences University of Ankara5%Ankara
130Bezmialem Foundation UniversityIstanbul
131Fatih Sultan Mehmet Waqf University25%Istanbul
132Ted UniversityAnkara
133Iskenderun Technical UniversityIskenderun
134Necmettin Erbakan UniversityKaratay
135Acibadem UniversityIstanbul
136KTO Karatay UniversityKaratay
137Mardin Artuklu UniversityMardin
138Bandirma Onyedi Eylul UniversityBalikesir
139Munzur UniversityTunceli
140Antalya Bilim UniversityAntalya
141Alanya Alaaddin Keykubat UniversityAntalya
142Istanbul New Century UniversityIstanbul
143Mef UniversityIstanbul
144Celal Bayar UniversityManisa
145Piri Reis University25%Istanbul
146Turkish Aeronautical Association UniversityAnkara
147Health Sciences UniversityIstanbul
148Ufuk UniversityAnkara
149Hakkari UniversityHakkari
150Turkish-German UniversityIstanbul
151Biruni UniversityIstanbul
152Eurasian UniversityTrabzon
153Konya Gida and Tarim UniversityKonya
154Sirnak UniversitySirnak
155Istinye UniversityIstanbul
156Ibn Haldun UniversityIstanbul
157Nuh Naci Yazgan UniversityKayseri
158Beykoz UniversityIstanbul
159Izmir Democracy UniversityIzmir
160Alanya Hamd Emin Pasa UniversityAntalya
161Istanbul Science UniversityIstanbul
162Erzincan Binali Yildirim University55%Erzincan
163Toros UniversityIcel
164Istanbul 29 May UniversityIstanbul
165Istanbul Ayvansaray UniversityIstanbul
166Sanko UniversityGaziantep
167Istanbul Esenyurt UniversityIstanbul
168Bakircay UniversityIzmir
169Istanbul Kent UniversityIstanbul
170Bitlis Eren UniversityBitlis
171Istanbul Rumeli UniversityIstanbul
172Fenerbahce UniversityIstanbul
173Higher Specialization UniversityAnkara
174Antalya Akev UniversityAntalya
175Anka University of TechnologyAnkara

The best cities to study in Turkey based on the number of universities and their ranks are Ankara, Istanbul, Eskisehir, and Izmir.

Average cost of living for students in Turkey is $275 + $26-186 for rent (depends on where to live: dormitory, renting with a roommate or solo).