Where is the School of Nursing located?

The School of Nursing is located on Koç University Health Sciences Campus in Topkapi.

Nursing students complete the English Preparatory Program and the first-year of the Nursing Program at the Koç University Rumelifeneri Campus. Starting from the second year, they continue their studies at the Koç University Health Sciences Campus in Topkapi.

How many years of study is the nursing program?

Nursing undergraduate program is a four-year program.

Program duration, together with the English Preparatory Program is 5 years. The full scholarship covers these 5 years (1 year English preparatory class+ 4 years of nursing education).

Is the English Preparatory Program compulsory? What are the requirements for Turkish language?

Courses are taught in English but proficiency in Turkish at C level is required from the 2nd year of the program onwards to be able to follow clinical practice courses.

Therefore, students require a good command of English to succeed. They can be exempt from the Preparatory English courses provided that they succeed in the following exams.


Institutional TOEFL: 550/4 (Held once a year in August at Koç University. Students who score high enough on the level determination exam can take it)

TOEFL iBT(integrated writing tasks): 80/20 (Writing Section)

KPDS / ÜDS / E-YDS: 80

CAE: Grade of C

PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English): 67

Is there transfer, double major and minor opportunities in School of Nursing?

Students who meet the requirements can apply for minor and double major. Scholarship status is reevaluated in case of transfer. During their studies, detailed information and guidance are given to the students.

Can the students of the School of Nursing benefit from student exchange programs (e.g. ERASMUS+, Global Exchange, etc.)?

Students of School of Nursing can benefit from student exchange programs, as in other colleges of our university.

Is there a possibility to continue graduate education in nursing?

Koç University Graduate School of Health Sciences (GSHH) offers Graduate Programs in Nursing. According to the academic standing of the students, various scholarship opportunities are provided. For further information, visit the GSHH’s page.