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Sociology - BA

Full program details & costs, with admission requirements. Discover your dream program.


Program facts

  • Program type
    Bachelor's
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Annual tuition fee
    8,500 USD

    Fees are displayed in the university's local currency

  • Language taught in
    English
  • Start date
    September, March

Program Overview

What Altinbas University says about their program:
"Altinbas University, Department of Sociology aims at schooling sociologists who possess a sound theoretical background and methodological competence, have an analytical and critical mind, are aware of ethical values and their social responsibilities and are able to offer solutions to social problems with their sociological perspective. Under the guidance of a faculty that has international academic experience the Department of Sociology provides its students with the perfect environment for an internationally acclaimed education and research experience."

Admissions requirements

Please see below the admissions requirements in order to study at Altinbas University.

School of Foreign Languages Proficiency Test

  • 60/100 for bachelor’s degree seeking students
  • B1 for the programs under the Graduate School of Science and Engineering
  • B2 for the programs under the Graduate School of Social Sciences
  • B2 for the programs under the Graduate School of Health Sciences

TOEFL IBT

  • 65 for bachelor’s degree seeking students
  • 65 for the programs under the Graduate School of Science and Engineering
  • 75 for the programs under the Graduate School of Social Sciences
  • 79 for the programs under the Graduate School of Health Sciences

PTE Academic

  • 55 for bachelor’s degree seeking students
  • 55 for the programs under the Graduate School of Science and Engineering
  • 60 for the programs under the Graduate School of Social Sciences

Applicants without valid English exam scores need to pass Istanbul Kemerburgaz University's English Proficiency Exam for applications to programs in English.

Undergraduate Requirements

  • Complete Online Application form
  • Submit copy of High school diploma and Transcript of records/ required scores (both in English or Turkish)
  • Submit Copy of Passport
  • English Proficiency test

Graduate Requirements

  • Complete Online Application form
  • Copy of undergraduate diploma
  • Copy of official transcript
  • Transcripts English Translations (if necessary)
  • Passport Copy
  • English Proficiency test
  • Fall Intake (September) - Application Window

    April to August

  • Spring Intake (March) - Application Window

    November to February

Fees and funding

Undergraduate students are required to make payments for each academic year they enroll. Students have the option of making a full payment at the beginning of academic year or can choose to make payments in two installments. Graduate degree students are required to make full payment of their program fee in the first academic year of enrollment. Students have the option of making a full payment at the beginning of academic year or can choose to make payments in two installments. For any late payments pass the due date of enrollment for academic courses will be charged a 5% late penalty fee.

Undergraduate tuition

  • Tuition - USD$8,500 per year
  • School of Medicine - USD$25,000 per year
  • School of Pharmacy - USD$15,000 per year

Graduate tuition

  • Tuition - USD$6,900 per program

Honor Scholarship

  • Amount: First student in ranking: The student is exempt of the total of the tuition fee Second student in ranking: The student is exempt of half of the tuition fee Third student in ranking: The student is exempt of one-quarter of the tuition fee
  • Requirements

    Students enrolled in their regular programs and who have obtained a GPA greater than 3.50 out of 4.00 will be entitled an honor scholarship with the condition that they are registered to a full load. Students on OSYM Scholarship fulfilling the same conditions are entitled to this scholarship with similar percentages. Assessment for this scholarship is done at the beginning of each academic year. Students need not apply for the scholarship. The directorate of Health, Culture and Sports informs the students who are entitled to the scholarship.

Sports and Art Scholarships

Students who have obtained national or international degrees in arts and/or sports competitions and who are selected to represent the university in art and/or sports organizations are entitled to a scholarship whose amount is decided on by the Board of Trustees.

Undergraduate

  • 100% and 75% Tuition Scholarship Amount: 100% and 75% Tuition Fee Coverage Requirements: students need to submit an SAT score along with their application. Without a valid SAT score, students will not be considered for those scholarship categories.

  • 50% and 25% Tuition Scholarship Amount: 50% and 25% Tuition Fee Coverage Requirement: For %50 and %25 tuition scholarship, having a SAT score is an advantage but not required.

Graduate Scholarships

  • %50 and %25 tuition scholarships are available on merit basis.

Visa requirements for Altinbas University

Many international students will require a visa to study in Turkey, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.

Turkey student visa requirements