Founded in 2003, Islamic Azad University, Parand is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the suburban setting of the metropolis of Tehran (population range: over 5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following locations: Tehran. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministry of Science Research and Technology, Iran, Islamic Azad University, Parand is a medium-sized (enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Islamic religion. Islamic Azad University, Parand offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as associate degrees, bachelor degrees in several areas of study. This 13 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 0-10% making this Iranian higher education organization a most selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. Islamic Azad University, Parand also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.