Persian Gulf University

country rank  89
world rank  5696

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University Overview

Founded in 1991, Persian Gulf University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Bushehr (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Science Research and Technology, Iran, Persian Gulf University (PGU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 7,000-7,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Islamic religion. Persian Gulf University (PGU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 28 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this Iranian higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name دانشگاه خليج فارس
Acronym PGU
Founded 1991
Colours Blue

University Location

Address Shahid Mahini Street
Bushehr (population range: 50,000-249,999)
75168 Bushehr
T +98 (771) 454 5187
F +98 (771) 454 5188

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office Shahid Mahini Street
Bushehr 75168
+98 (771) 422 2026

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 7,000-7,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 200-299
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Islamic Islamic

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Persian Gulf University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Ministry of Science Research and Technology, Iran

Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 February 2019