Required Documents for Undergraduate Application

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Required Documents  
1. Application Form The applications are accepted online. The application form is created by the system automatically. 
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 scorecard


Boğaziçi University does not administer the SAT

The SAT is given by Collegeboard, an international company. Please visit 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 for 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 payments by PayPal. The application fee is non-refundable.

Standardized Test Score
The candidates for the Engineering programs must have a minimum score of 740 out of 800 in the “Math” test and a total score of 1450 out of 1600 in the “Math” and “Evidence-Based Reading and Writing”  tests of the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT). The candidates for the other programs must have  a minimum score of 680 out of 800 in the “Math” test and a total score of 1400 out of 1600 in the “Math” and “Evidence-Based Reading and Writing”  tests of the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)
The SAT scorecard is valid for two years and may be used to apply to up to three departments or programs. For more information on the SAT, please visit:
Language Proficiency

The medium of instruction at Boğaziçi University is English. All applicants must submit documentation proving proficiency in English. The Boğaziçi University Senate recognizes the results from a number of standardized tests for this purpose: 

  • Boğaziçi University English Proficiency Exam
  • Information about the BUEPT and the TWE may be found on the website of YADYOK,


  • Test of English as a Foreign Language
  • TOEFL (PBT) 550, TWE 4.5
  • TOEFL (CBT) 213, TWE 4.5
  • TOEFL (IBT)    79, TWE 22
  • TOEFL® (IBT Special Home Edition Test) 79, TWE 22
  • UK IELTS International English Language Testing System
  • IELTS Academic: 6.5, Academic Writing: 6.5
  • Scores are valid for two years after the test date.