Established in 1997, Beykent Üniversitesi (Beykent University) is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the large metropolis of Istanbul (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants), Istanbul. Officially recognized by the YÖK – Yüksekögretim Kurulu (YÖK – Council of Higher Education), Beykent Üniversitesi (BU) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational Turkish higher education institution. Beykent Üniversitesi (BU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 23 years old Turkish higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students’ past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. BU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.