The University accepts applications from all regions of Kazakhstan and other countries. 21.1% of the registered applicants are from Astana, 18.2% from Almaty, and about 8% from South Kazakhstan Oblast. Moreover, the Admissions Office has received 39 applications from other countries.
The leading faculties are the School of Humanities and Social Sciences (with special tests in critical thinking and mathematics), the School of Engineering (mathematics and physics), and the School of Science and Technology (mathematics and physics). Out of the 3219 applicants, 1684 are female and 1535 are male.
Nazarbayev University would like to remind its prospective students that in 2012 it will begin to admit students to the bachelor degree program without the obligatory foundation program. The entry requirements and the online application form for this new system will be made available at the University’s website early the next year.
In 2011, Nazarbayev University had 4,247 applicants, of which 501 became students who began their studies this autumn. Again this year, 500 Kazakhstani government scholarships have been granted for Kazakhstani citizens who will study at the Nazarbayev University Foundation Program.
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