Founded in 1988, Islamic Azad University, Gorgan is a private higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the small city of Gorgan (population range: 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Golestan. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministry of Science Research and Technology, Iran, Islamic Azad University, Gorgan is a medium-sized (enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Islamic religion. Islamic Azad University, Gorgan offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. This 28 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. Islamic Azad University, Gorgan also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, as well as administrative services.