Tehran University of Medical Sciences

country rank  4
world rank  922

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University Overview

Founded in 1934, Tehran University of Medical Sciences is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Tehran (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Kish Island. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Health and Medical Education, Iran, Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS) 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 84 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on 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. TUMS also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Name دانشگاه علوم پزشكي و خدمات بهداشتی، درمانی تهران
Acronym TUMS
Founded 1934
Motto The Way to the Future...
Colours White, blue and green

University Location

Address Poursina St., Ghods St., Keshavarz Blvd
Tehran (population range: over 5,000,000)
14176-53955 Tehran
Iran
T +98 (21) 8889 6692
F +98 (21) 8885 2654
Other locations Kish Island

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Int'l student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 10-20%
Admission Office Vice-Chancellor for Global Strategies and International Affairs, Dameshgh St., Felestin St., Keshavarz Blvd
Tehran 14176-53955
+98 (21) 8889 6692

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,000-1,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Tehran University of Medical Sciences'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

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministry of Health and Medical Education, Iran


Year of first Accreditation
1985

Affiliations

  • Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)
  • International Association of Universities (IAU)

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