University of Birjand

country rank  40
world rank  3608

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University Overview

Founded in 1975, University of Birjand is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Birjand (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), South Khorasan. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Ferdows, Sarayan, Sarbisheh, Nehbandan. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Science Research and Technology, Iran, University of Birjand (UoB) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Birjand (UoB) 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 44 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 10-20% making this Iranian higher education organization a most selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name دانشگاه بیرجند
Acronym UoB
Founded 1975

University Location

Address Shokat Abad Campus, University Blvd.
Birjand (population range: 50,000-249,999)
97175/615 South Khorasan
T +98 (56) 3220 2049-51
F +98 (56) 3220 2517
Other locations Ferdows, Sarayan, Sarbisheh, Nehbandan

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int'l student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 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 10-20%
Admission Office Shokatabad Campus
Birjand 97175/615
+98 (56) 3220 2412
(56) 3220 2291

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 600-699
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to University of Birjand'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 Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Ministry of Science Research and Technology, Iran

Year of first Accreditation


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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019