Alzahra University

country rank  25
world rank  3452

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University Overview

Established in 1964, Alzahra University is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the large metropolis of Tehran (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially recognized by the Ministry of Science Research and Technology of Iran, Alzahra University is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 8,000-8,999 students) women only Iranian higher education institution. Alzahra University 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 56 years old Iranian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. Alzahra University also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name دانشگاه الزهرا
Founded 1964
Motto Learned Woman, Progressive Society

University Location

19938-91176 Tehran
Tel +98 (21) 8805 8940
Fax +98 (21) 8803 5187

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)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Women Only
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office International Academic Collaboration Affairs. Office 709. 7th floor. Kharazmi building
(21) 8804 1349

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 8,000-8,999
Academic Staff 400-499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Alzahra University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)
  • International Association of Universities (IAU)
  • Caucasus University Association
  • Association of Universities of Asia and Pacific (AUAP)
  • Agence universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF)

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 2 February 2021