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Top Universities and Colleges in Iran

Where do you find the best universities in the world? Well, pretty much anywhere - including Iran! Cool, huh? In Iran you can find plenty of top-ranked universities that take their rightful place next to some of the biggest international university names out there.

Iran's universities, colleges, medical schools, engineering schools, and law schools are highly respected and well-known in the education and academic communities, and they continue to offer prestigious Bachelor's, Master's, and Ph.D programmes for smart, driven adventurers like you. Feel free to choose from some of the most competitive degrees in the best universities in Iran.

Top Ranked Universities on PhDPortal

Universities Times Higher Education Ranking (2020) Shanghai Jiao Tong University Ranking (2019) TopUniversities Ranking (2020) U.S. News & World Report Ranking (2020)
501 501 489 678
501 - - 867
501 401 407 591
501 401 - 676
601 801 601 870
601 801 - 595
601 701 - 998
601 - - -
601 901 - 841
601 301 601 405
801 - - -
801 901 801 -
801 901 801 850
- 501 - 810
University of Tehran - - 601 -
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University Rankings Explained

World University Rankings created by Times Higher Education takes into account the reputation of research done by universities and how often papers produced by universities were quoted around the world.

Academic Ranking of World Universities created by Shanghai Jiao Tong University focuses on the number of award-winning scientists, most cited researchers from the listed universities, and their contribution to the scientific community.

QS World University Rankings created by TopUniversities surveys a large number of academic experts about the reputation of universities and also measures the quality of teaching.

Best Global Universities Rankings created by U.S. News & World Report analyses university graduation rates and how many students remain enrolled in their second year of studies. It also surveys university representatives on the performance of universities.

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