International University of Central Asia

The University of Central Asia (UCA) is a world-class centre for knowledge and learning, connecting isolated rural communities with the global community and building human capital needed for modern economies and stable governance. 

The mission of UCA is to promote the social and economic development of Central Asia, particularly its mountain communities, by offering an internationally recognised standard of higher education and enabling the peoples of the region to preserve their rich cultural heritage as assets for the future.

A private, not-for-profit, secular university, UCA was founded in 2000 through an International Treaty signed by the Presidents of Tajikistan, the Kyrgyz Republic, and Kazakhstan, and His Highness the Aga Khan, ratified by their respective parliaments and registered with the United Nations. In addition, UCA brings with it the broader commitment and partnership of the Aga Khan Development Network, one of the largest private development agencies in the world.

International University of Central Asia Offered Courses | Programmes

International University of Central Asia Tuition Fees

Education at the University of Central Asia is heavily subsidized, so that a student’s financial constraints are not a barrier to quality education. UCA’s generous financial aid programme ensures that admission is based on merit, and the ability to pay fees is not a consideration during the selection process. 

Fees are paid in the national currency where the Campuses are located and fixed for the entire period of undergraduate programme. Tuition fees at UCA are the equivalent of US$5000 per year, which is less than most universities in Central Asia, as well as China, Turkey, and Russia. Moreover, as mentioned above, depending on the financial circumstances of the student, tuition fees can be subsidized or waived for deserving and meritorious students.

Unlike other universities in the region where students have to arrange for their own housing and meals, UCA provides a unique residential experience for their undergraduate students. Its modern on-campus facilities include attractive accommodations, meals, laptops, health insurance, and other facilities, and cost the equivalent of $3000 for the academic year, which is also eligible for subsidy.

International University of Central Asia Admission

University of Central Asia (UCA) is looking to admit the brightest applicants with a demonstrated record of academic achievements and extracurricular activities. Money is no barrier to studying here because admission to UCA is purely merit-based. UCA offers its students a unique opportunity to acquire up-do-date knowledge and skills, vibrant student life, hands-on work experience leading to outstanding career opportunities.

At any point of time, the student recruitment team is here to guide and support you through the admission process, because in pursuit of your dreams – the Journey Begins Here.

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