Application Documents


Applications' deadline is set to August-end regarding fall-semester applications. Future international students are required to submit their applications as soon as their official documents are ready. (Check the website for changes and extensions in application deadline). 

Application Documents
  1. Application Form (download and fill as hard copy)
  2. Copies of high school diploma and the certificate of equivalence
  3. Eligible test result (SAT/GCE, etc.)
    We do not accept scores from tests other than those listed below. Applicants who have not satisfied the minimum score will not be considered.
  4. Copy of passport
  5. 2 passport size photos
    Photos must be taken in the last 6 months, from the front side, heads uncovered for female applicants and beardless for male applicants, and in a manner that clearly identifies the applicant. Color or Polaroid copies will not be accepted.
Accepted Tests for Application

International students can apply to the related programs of Işık University with the results of the following international tests. The university entrance exams (SAT, etc.) are valid for two years; high school graduation exams (Baccalaureate, International Baccalaureate, GCE, Tawjihi, etc.) are permanently valid. Applicants from the countries whose official language is not English should have a minimum score of 480–481 / CBT 170–174 / IBT 70 from TOEFL .

Paper 480-481
Internet Based TOEFL (IBT) 70
Computer Based TOEFL (CBT) 170-174

Beside the English Language Requirement above, applicants who satisfy the minimum scores from at least one of the following international test scores or national diploma scores can apply:

International Test Scores Min Score
SAT Combined Verbal or Math 500
ACT 21
GCE ''A level'' in two topics
Baccalaureate Diploma 26
Scientific Stream Courses of Tawjihi held in Jordan and Palestine. 85
TÜBİTAK science olympics gold, silver, or bronze medals
WAEC or WASSCE (tests held in West African countries and who have taken 2 courses in math and English.) 6
in JAMP (Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board) held in Nigeria. 185
Baccalaureate Test held in countries such as Senegal, Cameroon, Niger, Mali, Central Africa, Burkina Faso, Chad, Togo, Benin, Madagascar, Algeria, Tunisia, and Morocco. 11
Ondokuz Mayıs University, OMU-YÖS exam. 50
İstanbul University, İÜYOS exam A successful score
Çukurova University, ÇUÖS 50
Ankara University, AÜÖS 50

National Diploma Scores

After evaluation and if the application is accepted, the Student Admissions Office will issue the 'Acceptance Letter' to the international student, to be used to obtain the 'Education Visa' at the closest Turkish Embassy or Consulate from the student's home/residency country.


For Turkish Government Scholarship


Quota for 2015 Foreign students