University of Tehran

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University Overview

Established in 1934, University of Tehran 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). This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Ghom, Karaj, Rezvanshahr (chuka), Kish. Officially recognized by the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology of Iran, University of Tehran (UT) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 40,000-44,999 students) coeducational Iranian higher education institution. University of Tehran (UT) 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 89 years old Iranian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UT also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name دانشگاه تهران
Acronym UT
Founded 1934
Motto Rest not a moment from learning

University Location

Address Enghelab Street
14174 Tehran
Tel +98 (21) 646 2699
Fax +98 (21) 640 9348
Other locations Ghom, Karaj, Rezvanshahr (chuka), Kish

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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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 Not reported
Admission Office 204 KARIM-KHAN ST
(21) 66419504

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 40,000-44,999
Academic Staff 2,000-2,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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

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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Thursday, 9 March 2023