Islamic Azad University, Karaj Branch

country rank  32
world rank  3990

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University Overview

Established in 1984, Islamic Azad University, Karaj Branch is a for-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Karaj (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Tehran. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Science Research and Technology, Iran, Islamic Azad University, Karaj Branch (KIAU) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Islamic religion. Islamic Azad University, Karaj Branch (KIAU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), 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 36 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this Iranian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

University Location

Address Corner of Eteghlal and Shahid Moazen Blvd, end of Rajaee Shahr
Karaj (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
T +98 (261) 4418143-9
F +98 (261) 4418156

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
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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
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office Azmoon center of the islamic azad university,Neyestan 9, Pasdaran

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff 500-599
Control Type Private
Entity Type For-Profit
Academic Calendar Trimesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Islamic Islamic

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Islamic Azad University, Karaj Branch's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


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Academic Structure

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