ŞEHİR Among the Most Preferred Universities
İstanbul Şehir University has become among the most preferred foundation universities with its occupancy rate of 94% according to the YKS (Higher Education Placement Exam) results.
​​​According to the results of Higher Education Placement Exam (YKS); the occupancy rate of İstanbul Şehir University for the 2019-2020 Academic Year is 92% in undergraduate programs, 98% in the vocational school and 94% in all programs. Since its establishment, İstanbul Şehir University has providing its students with various scholarship and supporting them in their scientific researches by its all effort. It has all opportunities needed for its students and academic staff with its brand-new classes and laboratories, rich library, high-capacity dormitories, sports facilities, cafeteria with various options, restaurant and study areas.

Prof. Peyami Çelikcan: "We got full marks by students."
Prof. Peyami Çelikcan, the President of İstanbul Şehir University, pointed out the occupancy rate of foundation universities is 84 percent according to YKS placement results, and stated, "İstanbul Şehir University is among the leading research universities in Turkey with its various awards and degrees in national and international areas, which got full marks by students according to the YKS placement results. Our University has occupancy rate of 94 percent, which is over the average occupancy rate of foundation universities. We are very glad of the interest of students and their parents. The University, established by Foundation for Sciences and Arts contributing to the educational and thinking life since 1986 thanks to its deep-rooted history, ranked 14th among "General Satisfaction" list with all universities and 8th among "General Satisfaction" list with foundation universities in "Turkey University Satisfaction Survey 2019", participated by 35,715 students who study in 188 universities and held by University Assessment and Research Laboratory (ÜniAr)."

Privilege for "Neighbourhood" by ŞEHİR 
İstanbul Şehir University provides students who live in Kartal, Maltepe and Pendik or have graduated from the high schools in these districts with 10 percent discount by its "Neighbourhood Discount". In addition, students who have studied in the high schools that are our partner get scholarship by "Partner School Discount", which has been applied for the first time in this year.

Thanks to the public transportation, the advantage to enjoy urban life mingled with university life
Dragos is the first and single campus that was constructed considering the bicycle infrastructure in Turkey and therefore, provides bicycle use as well as many options of public transportation. İstanbul Şehir University, close to metro, sea bus and E-5 for 5 minutes, is just 1-minute away from Cevizli station of Gebze-Halkalı train line. ​​