Bilkent University was founded in 1984 as the first private, non-profit university in Turkey. Located about 12 kilometres from central Ankara, it has about 12,000 students. There are nine faculties, two professional schools, and three vocational schools.
Sudents at Bilkent study various subject including, but not restricted to: Art, Design, and Architecture, Business Administration, Economics, Social Sciences, Education, Engineering, Humanities and Letters, Law, Natural Sciences, Music and Performing Arts.
Times Higher Education ranked Bilkent as the 32nd best university under 50 years old in the world, and the number 2 university in Turkey for the year 2012. Its Engineering faculty was ranked number 1 in Turkey and 98th in the world for the same year by THE, and its faculty of Business Administration was the first in Turkey to be accredited by AACSB joining an exclusive club of fewer