Karadeniz Technical University: Statistics



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#1334 of 14,131 In the World
#361 of 5,830 In Asia
#20 of 175 In Turkey
#1 of 2 In Trabzon
#191 of 1,249 For Landscape Architecture
Top50% For 132 other topics
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Highest Degree

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate25%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate and entrance examination
Academic CalendarOctober to June (October - January; March-June)

We've calculated the 25% acceptance rate for Karadeniz Technical University based on the ratio of admissions to applications and other circumstantial enrollment data. Treat this information as a rough guide and not as a definitive measure of your chances of admission. Different programs may have significantly varying admissions rates.

Research profile

Karadeniz Technical University is a world-class research university with 17,100 scientific papers published and 223,203 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, Environmental Science, Physics, Medicine, Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Organic Chemistry, Computer Science, and Materials Science.


Karadeniz Technical University majors

by publication & citation count

9,926 / 149,445
8,533 / 153,806
8,177 / 139,137
Environmental Science
7,805 / 131,878
7,614 / 128,155
7,274 / 88,830
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
6,071 / 66,280
Organic Chemistry
4,937 / 100,381
Computer Science
4,751 / 55,564
Materials Science
4,668 / 92,709
Quantum and Particle physics
4,631 / 76,750
4,502 / 74,490
3,940 / 65,974
Geography and Cartography
3,775 / 61,609
3,688 / 48,235
3,684 / 42,542
3,346 / 26,745
3,163 / 44,676
3,145 / 41,169
3,129 / 60,763
2,884 / 42,750
2,711 / 30,950
Metallurgical Engineering
2,458 / 52,396
2,431 / 37,964
Political Science
2,195 / 20,983
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
2,093 / 21,486
2,054 / 26,106
1,899 / 27,131
1,846 / 20,540
1,814 / 26,948
1,808 / 28,466
Optical Engineering
1,757 / 25,920
1,741 / 17,449
1,718 / 22,158
1,636 / 15,864
Radiology and Nuclear medicine
1,631 / 19,629
Mechanical Engineering
1,532 / 25,418
Electrical Engineering
1,498 / 24,590
1,429 / 20,072
1,417 / 17,702

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 37 65
1992 55 86
1993 44 94
1994 47 100
1995 87 181
1996 90 174
1997 87 182
1998 102 191
1999 114 246
2000 92 327
2001 108 450
2002 146 576
2003 205 729
2004 253 870
2005 248 1310
2006 352 1640
2007 396 2533
2008 449 3242
2009 449 4020
2010 520 5033
2011 550 6011
2012 578 7162
2013 660 8852
2014 680 10118
2015 817 11090
2016 880 11638
2017 1022 12247
2018 1076 14202
2019 1066 16291
2020 1240 19539
2021 1339 23630
2022 1481 26878
2023 1599 28466
Academic rankings


The tuition table for Karadeniz 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.

Faculty Program Tuition Cost (per year)
Faculty of Engineering Computer Engineering 15,000 Turkish Lira
Faculty of Engineering Civil Engineering 15,000 Turkish Lira
Faculty of Engineering Mechanical Engineering 15,000 Turkish Lira
Faculty of Science Mathematics 10,000 Turkish Lira
Faculty of Science Physics 10,000 Turkish Lira
Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences Business Administration 12,000 Turkish Lira
Faculty of Architecture Architecture 20,000 Turkish Lira

Karadeniz Technical University has financial aid programs.

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 Karadeniz 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 Yes Yes Yes
Physics Yes Yes Yes
Psychology Yes Yes Yes

Notable alumni

  1. Şenol Güneş

    Şenol Güneş
    Born in
    Turkey Flag Turkey
    1952-.. (age 72)
    association football managerassociation football player

    Şenol Güneş is a Turkish football manager and former player who most recently managed Süper Lig club Beşiktaş. His most notable managerial achievements to date include coaching the Turkey national team to third place in the 2002 FIFA World Cup and winning two Süper Lig titles; both of them with Beşiktaş. He is also noted for stints in his boyhood club Trabzonspor. His playing career there saw the club win 6 of their 7 Süper Lig titles.

  2. Koray Aydın

    Koray Aydın
    Born in
    Turkey Flag Turkey
    1955-.. (age 69)

    Koray Aydın is a Turkish politician who has served as the Deputy Speaker of the Grand National Assembly since 9 July 2015. He previously served as the Minister of Public Works and Housing during the 57th government of Turkey led by Prime Minister Bülent Ecevit. As a politician from the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP), he served as the party's General Secretary. He served as a Member of Parliament for Trabzon from 1991 to 1995, as an MP for Ankara from 1999 to 2002 and again from Trabzon from 2011 to November 2015.

  3. Adil Karaismailoğlu

    Adil Karaismailoğlu
    Born in
    Turkey Flag Turkey
    1969-.. (age 55)
    mechanical engineercivil servant

    Adil Karaismailoğlu is a Turkish politician mechanical engineer and civil servant.

  4. Selçuk Aydın

    Selçuk Aydın
    Born in
    Turkey Flag Turkey
    1983-.. (age 41)

    Selçuk Aydın is a Turkish professional boxer. He held the European welterweight title from 2009 to 2010, the WBC Silver welterweight title from 2010 to 2012, and has challenged once for the WBC interim welterweight title in 2012. As an amateur he won several medals at the European and European Union Championships, all in the lightweight division.

  5. Mehmet Cahit Turhan

    Mehmet Cahit Turhan
    Born in
    Turkey Flag Turkey
    1960-.. (age 64)

    Mehmet Cahit Turhan is a Turkish civil engineer, civil servant and former Minister of Transport and Infrastructure.

  6. Abdulkadir Uraloğlu

    Abdulkadir Uraloğlu
    Born in
    Turkey Flag Turkey
    1966-.. (age 58)
    politiciancivil engineercivil servant

    Abdulkadir Uraloğlu is a Turkish politician, who is serving as the Minister of Transport and Infrastructure since 4 June 2023 in the 67th government of Turkey. He had previously been the head of the General Directorate of Highways.

  7. Sani Şener

    Sani Şener
    Born in
    Turkey Flag Turkey
    1955-.. (age 69)

    Mustafa Sani Şener is a Turkish construction magnate. Founding partner of TAV Airports, he served as a member of Board of Directors, President and CEO between 1997-2022. On 1 May 2022, he was appointed as the Vice Chairman of the Board. Also he is the co-founder and Chairman of the Board of TAV Construction.

  8. Faruk Nafız Özak

    Faruk Nafız Özak
    Born in
    Turkey Flag Turkey
    1946-.. (age 78)
    politicianassociation football player

    Faruk Nafız Özak is a Turkish politician and a former Minister of Public Works and Housing (2005–2009) and Minister of State (for Youth and Sports) (2009–2011) under Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.

Karadeniz Technical University faculties and divisions

Faculty : Architecture Architecture, Interior Design, Regional Planning, Town Planning
Faculty : Arts English, History, Russian, Sociology, Turkish
Faculty : Communication Communication Studies, Radio and Television Broadcasting
Faculty : Dentistry Dentistry
Faculty : Economics and Administrative Sciences Business Administration, Econometrics, Economics, Finance, International Relations and Diplomacy, Labour and Industrial Relations, Public Administration
Faculty : Education Art Education, Computer Education, Education, Educational Technology, Mathematics Education, Music Education, Native Language Education, Physical Education, Preschool Education, Primary Education, Science Education, Special Education
Faculty : Engineering Civil Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Geological Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Mining Engineering, Surveying and Mapping
Faculty : Fine Arts Fine Arts, Painting and Drawing, Photography, Sculpture
Faculty : Forestry Ecology, Environmental Management, Forestry, Landscape Architecture, Wildlife
Faculty : Law Law
Faculty : Marine Science Engineering Management, Fishery, Marine Engineering, Marine Transport, Naval Architecture
Faculty : Music Acting, Music, Musicology, Opera, Performing Arts, Theatre
Faculty : Pharmacy Pharmacy
Faculty : Science Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics
Faculty : Technology Civil Engineering, Energy Engineering, Heating and Refrigeration, Software Engineering, Technology, Wood Technology
Faculty : Theology Islamic Studies, Religious Studies, Theology
Institute : Black Sea Studies Regional Studies
Institute : Education Sciences Art Education, Computer Education, Education, Humanities and Social Science Education, Native Language, Physical Education, Primary Education
Institute : Health Sciences Dentistry, Embryology and Reproduction Biology, Forensic Medicine and Dentistry, Health Sciences, Histology, Orthodontics, Periodontics, Pharmacology, Physiology, Public Health, Surgery
Institute : Science and Technology Engineering, Natural Sciences, Technology
Institute : Social Sciences Business Administration, Economic History, Education, European Languages, Fine Arts, History, International Law, Social Sciences, Turkish
Research Division : Computer Science Computer Science
Research Division : Computer-aided Design-Engineering and Production Design, Engineering, Production Engineering
Research Division : Electronic Communication Systems Electronic Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering
Research Division : Environmental issues Environmental Management
Research Division : Foreign Languages Teaching Foreign Languages Education
Research Division : Forestry Forestry
Research Division : Geographical Information Systems Surveying and Mapping
Research Division : History of Atatürk's Principles and Reforms History
Research Division : Landslide Seismology
Research Division : Materials Sciences and Production Technology Materials Engineering, Production Engineering
Research Division : Preschool Education Preschool Education
Research Division : Sea Ecology Ecology, Marine Science and Oceanography
School : Health Sciences Health Sciences
School : Medicine Medicine, Surgery

General information

Alternative names KTU
Karadeniz Teknik Üniversitesi
Founded 1955
Accreditation Council of Higher Education (YÖK)

Location and contacts

Address Trabzon, 61080
City population 817,000

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