University of Birjand

University of Birjand

country rank: 27
world rank: 3511

University Overview

The University of Birjand was established in 1975 as a non-profit public higher education school in the suburbs of the tiny city of Birjand (population range of 50,000-249,999) in South Khorasan. Ferdows, Sarayan, Sarbisheh, and Nehbandan are all places where this school maintains a branch campus. University of Birjand (UoB) is a major (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational Iranian higher education institution that is officially recognized by Iran’s Ministry of Science, Research, and Technology. In a variety of fields of study, the University of Birjand (UoB) provides courses and programs leading to legally recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, and doctoral degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 45-year-old Iranian university has a rigorous admission process based on entrance exams and students’ previous academic records and ratings. The admittance rate ranges from 10% to 20%, making this Iranian higher education school very exclusive. Students from all around the world are invited to apply for admission. A library, accommodation, sports facilities, financial assistance and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning options, as well as administrative services, are all available to students at UoB.

University Identity

Acronym UoB
Founded 1975

University Location

Address Shokat Abad Campus, University Blvd. Birjand 97175/615 South Khorasan Iran
Tel +98 (56) 3220 2049-51
Fax +98 (56) 3220 2517
Other locations Ferdows, Sarayan, Sarbisheh, Nehbandan

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro) 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 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 and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 10-20%
Admission Office Shokatabad Campus Birjand 97175/615 (56) 3220 2412 (56) 3220 2291

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 600-699
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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


Memberships and Affiliations

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