Yazd University

country rank  24
world rank  2537

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University Overview

Founded in 1988, Yazd University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Yazd (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Saduq, Hamidiya, Zarach, Shahediyeh. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Science Research and Technology, Iran, Yazd University (YU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Islamic religion. Yazd University (YU) 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 31 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name دانشگاه يزد
Acronym YU
Founded 1988
Motto Ethical, Creative and Entrepreneurial

University Location

Address University Boulevard - Safayieh-Yazd
Yazd (population range: 250,000-499,999)
89195-741 Yazd
T +98 (35) 38200149
F +98 (35) 3820 0149
Other locations Saduq, Hamidiya, Zarach, Shahediyeh

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
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)

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 available
Admission Office Yazd University, University Blvd-Safayieh
Yazd 56100
+98 (35) 31232550

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 400-499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Islamic Islamic

Facilities and Services

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


Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Science Research and Technology, Iran

Year of first Accreditation


Memberships and Affiliations

  • International Association of Universities (IAU)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019