Founded in 1984, Islamic Azad University-Sarab Branch is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the rural setting of the large town of Sarab (population range: 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), East Azerbayjan. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministry of Science Research and Technology, Iran, Islamic Azad University-Sarab Branch is a small (enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Islamic religion. Islamic Azad University-Sarab Branch offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as associate degrees, bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. This 32 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. Islamic Azad University-Sarab Branch also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, as well as administrative services.