Urmia University

country rank  48
world rank  4627

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University Overview

Founded in 1965, Urmia University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Urmia (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), West Azerbaijan. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Science Research and Technology, Iran, Urmia University is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Urmia University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 55 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations.

University Identity

Name دانشگاه اروميه
Founded 1965 Origins date back to 1878
Colours Turquoise and white ;

University Location

Address PO Box 165-57153
Urmia (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
57135 West Azerbaijan
T +98 (441) 344 8131 3
F +98 (441) 344 3443

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
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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

+98 (441) 2778270

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Urmia University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020