Istanbul Technical University: Statistics

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#628 of 14,131 In the World
#107 of 5,830 In Asia
#5 of 175 In Turkey
#2 of 52 In Istanbul
#38 of 1,000 For Polymer science and Plastics engineering
Top50% For 157 other topics
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Quick Review

Enrollment
15,358
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
itu.edu.tr
Languages
Turkish;some English
Acceptance rate
32%*

* Istanbul Technical University is among the institutions that don't provide data on acceptance rates. This might happen because the university has programs where applicants only need to meet admission requirements to enroll and don't necessarily compete with others.

We estimate the above acceptance rate based on admission statistics of closely ranked nearby universities with similar research profiles that do publish such data.

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (graduation from Lycée) or recognized foreign equivalent, and entrance examination
Academic CalendarSeptember to May (September - January; February-May)
Enrollment15,358

Research profile

Istanbul Technical University is a world-class research university with 31,297 scientific papers published and 472,928 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Quantum and Particle physics, Biology, Computer Science, Materials Science, Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, and Organic Chemistry.

Publications
31,297
Citations
472,928

Istanbul Technical University majors

by publication & citation count

Engineering
24,623 / 384,886
Physics
21,114 / 329,845
Chemistry
17,302 / 304,999
Environmental Science
15,815 / 263,539
Quantum and Particle physics
14,355 / 205,740
Biology
13,694 / 241,125
Computer Science
13,120 / 165,963
Materials Science
13,075 / 228,323
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
10,749 / 145,840
Organic Chemistry
10,400 / 204,724
Geology
9,568 / 166,499
Geography and Cartography
8,105 / 128,187
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
7,559 / 94,716
Mathematics
7,278 / 102,070
Electrical Engineering
5,911 / 66,855
Business
5,827 / 78,444
Ecology
5,647 / 100,734
Philosophy
5,634 / 72,671
Statistics
5,391 / 73,164
Optical Engineering
5,245 / 65,329
Biochemistry
5,151 / 103,086
Metallurgical Engineering
4,894 / 89,188
Medicine
4,893 / 70,962
Paleontology
4,651 / 86,020
Chemical Engineering
4,380 / 89,805
Mechanical Engineering
4,259 / 52,331
History
4,066 / 60,689
Telecommunications
3,975 / 40,812
Archaeology
3,930 / 59,111
Machine Learning
3,896 / 55,442
Political Science
3,747 / 42,110
Physical chemistry
3,613 / 72,263
Law
3,592 / 41,313
Linguistics
3,569 / 51,668
Management
3,495 / 44,019
Aerospace Engineering
3,330 / 43,467
Genetics
3,188 / 53,018
Nanotechnology
3,123 / 55,881
Psychology
3,116 / 37,060
Economics
2,943 / 44,724

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 91 244
1991 118 254
1992 131 284
1993 113 255
1994 156 402
1995 220 471
1996 265 608
1997 273 670
1998 311 803
1999 328 1117
2000 384 1399
2001 456 1776
2002 444 2226
2003 552 2514
2004 621 3337
2005 554 4184
2006 729 5402
2007 826 7065
2008 856 8542
2009 982 10570
2010 942 12691
2011 1147 15131
2012 1073 17198
2013 1255 21127
2014 1308 22319
2015 1550 25247
2016 1665 26818
2017 1757 29363
2018 1772 31209
2019 2017 36628
2020 2002 42916
2021 2481 57969
2022 2435 55736
Academic rankings

Tuition

The tuition table for Istanbul Technical University gives an overview of costs but prices are approximate and subject to change and don't include accommodation, textbooks, or living expenses. The costs of programs might differ significantly for local and international students. The only source of truth for current numbers is the university's official website.

Program Tuition Cost (per year)
Undergraduate Programs 15,000 Turkish Lira
Graduate Programs 20,000 Turkish Lira
PhD Programs 25,000 Turkish Lira

Programs and Degrees

The table below displays academic fields with programs and courses that lead to Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees offered by Istanbul Technical University.

Note that the table provides a general overview and might not cover all the specific majors available at the university. Always visit the university's website for the most up-to-date information on the programs offered.

Programs Bachelor Master Doctoral
Art & Design Yes Yes Yes
Biology Yes Yes Yes
Business Yes Yes Yes
Chemistry Yes Yes Yes
Computer Science Yes Yes Yes
Economics Yes Yes Yes
Engineering Yes Yes Yes
Environmental Science Yes Yes Yes
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Yes Yes Yes
Mathematics Yes Yes Yes
Medicine No No No
Physics Yes Yes Yes
Psychology Yes Yes Yes

Istanbul Technical University alumni

  1. Orhan Pamuk

    Orhan Pamuk
    Born in
    Turkey Flag Turkey
    Years
    1952-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    novelistessayistacademicjournalistscreenwriter
    Biography

    Ferit Orhan Pamuk is a Turkish novelist, screenwriter, academic, and recipient of the 2006 Nobel Prize in Literature. One of Turkey's most prominent novelists, he has sold over 13 million books in 63 languages, making him the country's best-selling writer.

  2. Aras Bulut İynemli

    Aras Bulut İynemli
    Born in
    Turkey Flag Turkey
    Years
    1990-.. (age 33)
    Occupations
    television actorfilm actoractor
    Biography

    Aras Bulut İynemli is a Turkish actor. He is best known for his performances in As Time Goes by (2010–2013), Magnificent Century (2013–2014), Insider (2016–2017), The Pit (2017–2021) and Miracle in Cell No.7 (2019). In 2017, İynemli earned the Golden Butterfly Award for Best Actor for his role as Yamaç Koçovalı in The Pit.

  3. Binali Yıldırım

    Binali Yıldırım
    Born in
    Turkey Flag Turkey
    Years
    1955-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    marine engineerpoliticianinternational forum participantengineer
    Biography

    Binali Yıldırım is a Turkish politician who served as the 27th and last Prime Minister of Turkey from 2016 to 2018 and Speaker of the Grand National Assembly from 2018 to 2019. He was Leader of the Justice and Development Party (AKP) from 2016 to 2017, then becoming parliamentary leader until 2018.

  4. Aziz Sancar

    Aziz Sancar
    Born in
    Turkey Flag Turkey
    Years
    1946-.. (age 77)
    Occupations
    geneticistmolecular biologistbiochemistscientistuniversity teacher
    Biography

    Aziz Sancar is a Turkish molecular biologist specializing in DNA repair, cell cycle checkpoints, and circadian clock. In 2015, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry along with Tomas Lindahl and Paul L. Modrich for their mechanistic studies of DNA repair. He has made contributions on photolyase and nucleotide excision repair in bacteria that have changed his field.

All 48 notable alumni

Istanbul Technical University faculties and divisions

Conservatory : Turkish Music Folklore, Instrument Making, Music, Musicology, Singing
Department/Division : Advanced Studies in Music Music
Department/Division : Fine Arts Fine Arts, Visual Arts
Department/Division : Languages and History of the Turkish Republic Foreign Languages Education, History of Societies, Turkish
Department/Division : Physical Education and Sports Physical Education, Sports
Faculty : Aeronautics and Astronautics Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering, Meteorology
Faculty : Architecture Architecture, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Landscape Architecture, Regional Planning, Urban Studies
Faculty : Chemical and Metallurgical Engineering Chemical Engineering, Food Technology, Materials Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering
Faculty : Civil Engineering Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Geological Engineering, Surveying and Mapping
Faculty : Electrical and Electronic Engineering Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Electronics and Automation, Telecommunications Engineering
Faculty : Management Industrial Engineering, Management
Faculty : Marine Engineering Marine Engineering
Faculty : Mechanical and Textile Engineering Mechanical Engineering, Textile Technology
Faculty : Mining Engineering Geological Engineering, Geophysics, Mining Engineering, Petroleum and Gas Engineering
Faculty : Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering Marine Engineering, Naval Architecture
Faculty : Science and Letters Chemistry, Engineering, Genetics, Humanities and Social Science Education, Mathematics, Molecular Biology, Natural Sciences, Physical Engineering
Faculty : Textile Technologies and Design Textile Design, Textile Technology
Institute : Energy Nuclear Engineering, Technology
Institute : Eurasia Earth Sciences, Ecology, Marine Science and Oceanography, Meteorology
Institute : Science and Technology Natural Sciences, Technology
Institute : Social Science Art History, Management, Music, Social Sciences, Visual Arts

General information

Alternative names ITU
Istanbul Teknik Üniversitesi
Founded 1944
Accreditation Council of Higher Education (YÖK)

Location and contacts

Address Ayazağa Campus Maslak
Istanbul, 34469
Turkey
City population 15,462,000

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