Kaktus Media: What universities are chosen by students with highest ORT scores?
The Center for Assessment in Education and Teaching Methods has analyzed the results of the Nationwide University Entrance Exam (known as ORT) for 2019 to determine the list of universities that are chosen by the most successful students. For almost 20 years, the ORT test has been the main system to assess potential university students, helping to determine their critical skills. Kaktus.media decided to find out, what universities are chosen by school graduates with highest ORT scores.
The highest in the rank is Naryn Campus (Kyrgyzstan) of the University of Central Asia (UCA). Its second campus is located in the city of Khorog (Tajikistan), and the third campus in Tekeli (Kazakhstan) is expected to become operational by 2022. UCA focuses on developing rural mountain communities through supporting socio-economic development.
In this connection, the University offers undergraduate programs is such high-demand specialties, as Computer Science, Communications and Media, Earth and Environmental Science, Economics, Business and Management (2022) and Engineering Sciences (2022). All programs are offered exclusively in English.
UCA’s campuses are unique residential and educational complexes, featuring comfortable dorms, five meals per day, medical care, sport facilities and more. Students live and study in unpolluted area with clean air, far away from the hustle and bustle of the city.
Focusing on the quality of education, UCA invites highly skilled international faculty from Oxford, Princeton and other leading universities from the region and beyond.
The University also promotes and supports talented students, by providing them with guaranteed financial assistance in the form of scholarships, grants and student loans. Merited students from Central Asia are competitively awarded with full scholarships.
The second in the rating is the American University in Central Asia. This university also follows international educational standards and offers most of its programs in English.
The TOP-3 also includes another international university – Kyrgyz-German Institute of Applied Informatics. It indicates that IT-market is developing, and respective specialists are in demand in the country and around the world.
The TOP-10 comprises the following universities: Ala-Too International University, Kyrgyz State Medical Academy, Diplomatic Academy under the MFA of the KR, Kyrgyz-Russian Slavic University, International University of Central Asia, Academy of Public Administration under the President, and Korean Institute in Central Asia.