Islamic Azad University, Shirvan

Islamic Azad University, Shirvan

country rank: 224
world rank: 11070

University Overview

Islamic Azad University, Shirvan was founded in 1984 and is a for-profit private higher education school situated in the tiny city of Shirvan (population range of 50,000-249,999) in North Khorasan. Boujnord and Quchan are two more places where this school maintains branch campuses. Islamic Azad University, Shirvan (IAUSH) is a small (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational Iranian higher education institution formally affiliated with the Islamic religion. It is officially recognized by the Ministry of Science, Research, and Technology of Iran. In a variety of fields of study, Islamic Azad University, Shirvan (IAUSH) 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, and master degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 36-year-old Iranian higher-education school has a rigorous admissions process based on entrance exams and previous academic records and ratings. With an acceptance rate of 80-90 percent, this Iranian higher education school is one of the least selective in the country. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. IAUSH also offers a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aid and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services to students.

University Identity

Acronym IAUSH
Founded 1984
Motto Iranian Aspirations for Globalization
Colours Green, red and white

University Location

Address Shahrayr Street Shirvan 94617 North Khorasan Iran
Tel +98 (585) 6243900
Fax +98 (585) 6224117
Other locations Boujnord, Quchan

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro)
Not reported Not reported

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 80-90%
Admission Office Shahryar St Shirvan 94617 (585) 6243906 (98)6243903

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 5,000-5,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Private
Entity Type For-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Memberships and Affiliations

Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) International Association of Universities (IAU) Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO) International Association of University Presidents (IAUP)

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