• GPA: 2.5 minimum
• 2. GRE (foreign students) or ALES score (Turkish students) with the following minimum scores. If students have not yet received their ALES score results by the due date of the application, they may still apply as long as they are scheduled to take the exam in May.
ALES: 55 (Equal Weighed)
GRE: 149 (Quantitative section)
• 3. English proficiency exam. Applicants need to have taken one of the following exams and have at least the minimum score listed below. Native English speakers do not need to take an English exam
TOEFL: Paper based (550/4), IBT (80/120)
• 4. Statement of purpose: In addition to telling us about your academic background, try to be as specific as possible about which topics you would like to study and research while at Koç University.
• 5. Two letters of recommendation
Two recommendation letters are required for M.A. applications.
• 6.Writing Sample
The writing sample should be at least eight pages and could be a research paper, a chapter from your M.A. thesis, or an article. We would prefer the writing sample to be in English, but if your previous academic training has been in another language, we can accept a sample in another language.
• 7. Interviews
A short list of candidates will be invited for an interview, either in person or through Skype.