Information is exploratory. For accurate information, refer to the official website of the school.
University of Nicosia (CY) — private for-profit university. It is located in Nicosia, Cyprus. The higher education institution was founded not so long ago — in 1980 — which is why it is considered one of the youngest in the country.
At CY, you can get a bachelor, master and doctorate degree in different fields of study.
At CY, the academic calendar is divided into two semesters. However, tuition fees are calculated per year. The cost of study at CY is the same for locals and foreigners — from 4,752 USD per year. The university offers scholarships and financial aid to some students. Scholarships are available to both locals and foreigners. Check the university website for up-to-date information on prices and available scholarships.
When choosing an educational institution, it is important to be aware of additional costs: accommodation, transportation, study materials, meals and personal expenses.
Enrollment in undergraduate programs is based on the results of entrance examinations. Also, your GPA must be at least 2.1. Before submitting documents to the university, applicants take an English language exam. The university accepts the results of IELTS or TOEFL. The minimum IELTS score is 5. The TOEFL score is not lower than 61. CY also provides online undergraduate programs.
Master's degree at CY
When considering candidates for master's programs, the admission committee of the university pays attention to the student's academic performance during the undergraduate program. It is impossible to enter CY for a master's program without confirming knowledge of the English language. You can do this by passing IELTS or TOEFL. The minimum TOEFL score for admission is 79. IELTS — 5.5 or higher. CY provides an opportunity to get a master's degree remotely.
Doctorate degree at CY
If you are applying for a doctoral program, you must pass the language exam — IELTS, PTE, TOEFL or CAE. For enrollment, you need to pass TOEFL with 92 points. The minimum score for IELTS is 6.5.
A rural campus is the best choice for those who enjoy outdoor activities. CY has exactly this type of campus. It is located away from the city, creating conditions for greater student communication and a close-knit community. During the period of study, students can use the university library, where they can do homework and write scientific papers. CY regularly accepts students for international exchange programs, providing both local and international students with the opportunity to come into contact with different cultures and gain unique experience.
If you want to stay in Cyprus after graduation, one of your options is to apply for a work visa. To do this, you need to get an offer from an employer. You can find other options for immigration in our article.