Admission to Nazarbayev University programs is based on the principle of meritocracy, which implies the selection of applicants on the basis of their academic achievements, providing everyone with equal opportunities at admission, and facilitating the selection of the most promising and talented students without the influence of external factors. Thus, the requirements for admission to the programs of Nazarbayev University are the same for all applicants regardless of citizenship, social status, the status of the educational organization, the graduate of which the applicant is, etc.
The application deadline for most of the categories is April 17, 2023. Please check the deadline depending on the category in “Important deadlines” section. Nazarbayev University do not consider *TOEFL iBT Home Edition, Duolingo test results.
There are several different categories of applicants to Undergraduate programs:
Minimum entry requirements:
NUFYP graduates do not apply directly on the admissions portal and do not have the Personal account. Application package of documents for enrollment of NUFYP graduates is waived. All data and documents on NUFYP graduates category is stored in the Office of the Registrar database. Admissions requirements to NUFYP program is available on the NU website: https://nu.edu.kz/admissions/typesofstudy/foundation.
Important: applicants applying and recommended for enrollment in the Spring semester of the undergraduate programs on a fee-paying basis do not participate in selection for awarding an educational grant “Nazarbayev University” and other grants.