Boğaziçi University (also known as Bosphorus University, Turkish: Boğaziçi Üniversitesi, “Boğaziçi” literally meaning Bosphorus in Turkish) is a major research university located on the European side of the Bosphorus strait in Istanbul, Turkey. It has four faculties and two schools offering undergraduate degrees, and six institutes offering graduate degrees. The language of instruction is English. The university welcomes more than 1000 students every year. The majority of the international students are accepted with a valid SAT score. In the following, you can find the Bogazici University SAT requirements.
Founded in 1863, as Robert College, it is the first American higher education institution founded outside the United States. Though under entirely Turkish administration today, the university still maintains strong ties to the American educational system.
Boğaziçi University consistently ranks highest in Turkey, having the greatest number of applicants via the YGS-LYS Turkish university entrance examinations. This allows Boğaziçi University to attract many of the highest-scoring students as well as having the most preferred applied science, education, engineering, and social science programs in Turkey.
Required Documents for Undergraduate Application
|1. Application Form||Download Application Form|
|2. Original High School transcripts|
|3. High School diploma or an official letter certifying graduation|
|4. ÖSYS scorecard||For foreign citizens who have taken ÖSYS Tests|
|5. SAT score card||Boğaziçi University does not administer the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)The SAT is given by Collegeboard, an international company. Please visit Collegeboard for information.|
|6. Documentation of English proficiency||See Language Proficiency Tests, below|
|7. Statement of Purpose||How to Write a Statement of Purpose|
|8. Photocopy of passport|
|9. Application fee receipt||A separate application fee is required by each program applied. Please make sure that you fulfill all requirements for the department you are applying to and that the department has a quota before paying the application fee(s).
The application fee must be paid in person or by bank wire. The university does not accept credit cards or payment by PayPal. The application fee is non-refundable.
Standardized Test Score – Boun SAT Score
Candidates for the undergraduate programs must submit their scores from SAT in the areas of math and reading. The candidate must have received a minimum score of 35.5 out of 40 in the “Math” test and a total score of 65 out of 80 in the “Math” and “Critical Reading” tests of the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT). The SAT score card is valid for two years and may be used to apply to up to three departments or programs.