Top 300 universities in Iran: Rankings & Acceptance rate

Rank
🏆
University name
Acceptance rate
Acc. rate
City & State
1University of TehranTehran
2Tehran University of Medical Sciences15%Tehran
3Tarbiat Modares University5%Tehran
4Amirkabir University of TechnologyTehran
5Ferdowsi University of Mashhad35%Mashhad
6Iran University of Science and TechnologyTehran
7Isfahan University of TechnologyIsfahan
8Shahid Beheshti UniversityTehran
9Shiraz UniversityShiraz
10Isfahan University of Medical SciencesIsfahan
11Mashhad University of Medical SciencesMashhad
12University of TabrizTabriz
13Shahid Beheshti University of Medical SciencesTehran
14Khaje Nasir Toosi University of TechnologyTehran
15University of IsfahanIsfahan
16Sharif University of TechnologyTehran
17Shiraz University of Medical SciencesShiraz
18The University of GuilanRasht
19Urmia UniversityUrmia
20Shahid Bahonar University of KermanKerman
21Tabriz University of Medical SciencesTabriz
22University of MazandaranBabolsar
23Semnan University75%Semnan
24Bu-Ali Sina UniversityHamadan
25University of KashanKashan
26Shahid Chamran University of AhvazAhvaz
27Zanjan UniversityZanjan
28Yazd UniversityYazd
29University of Sistan and Baluchestan65%Zahedan
30Babol Noshirvani University of TechnologyBabol
31Razi University25%Kermanshah
32University of Birjand15%Birjand
33Shahed UniversityTehran
34University of Mohaghegh ArdabiliArdabil
35Alzahra UniversityTehran
36Allameh Tabataba'i UniversityTehran
37Shahrood University of TechnologyShahrood
38Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences and Health ServicesYazd
39Arak UniversityArak
40University of Applied Science and TechnologyTehran
41Kharazmi UniversityTehran
42University of Kurdistan75%Sanandaj
43Sahand University of Technology45%Sahand Town
44Islamic Azad University, TabrizTabriz
45Imam Khomeini International University65%Qazvin
46Hamadan University of Medical SciencesHamadan
47Islamic Azad University, South TehranTehran
48Islamic Azad University of MashhadMashhad
49Shahrekord UniversityShahrekord
50Islamic Azad University, Karaj Branch65%Karaj
51Zanjan University of Medical SciencesZanjan
52Yasuj UniversityYasuj
53Shiraz University of TechnologyShiraz
54Iran Polymer and Petrochemical InstituteTehran
55Islamic Azad University Isfahan, Khorasgan Branch55%Isfahan
56Institute for Advanced Studies in Basic SciencesZanjan
57Kerman Medical UniversityKerman
58Institute for Research in Fundamental SciencesTehran
59Islamic Azad University, Qazvin25%Qazvin
60Arak University of Medical SciencesArak
61Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical SciencesAhvaz
62Islamic Azad University Central Tehran Branch5%Tehran
63University of QomQom
64Mazandaran University of Medical SciencesSari
65Baqiyatallah Medical Sciences UniversityTehran
66Kermanshah University of Medical SciencesKermanshah
67University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation SciencesTehran
68Lorestan UniversityKhorramabad
69University of ZabolZabol
70ValiAsr University of RafsanjanRafsanjan
71Golestan University of Medical SciencesGorgan
72Islamic Azad University, RashtRasht
73Gorgan University of Agricultural Sciences and Natural ResourcesGorgan
74Kashan University of Medical SciencesKashan
75Persian Gulf University85%Bushehr
76Gilan University of Medical SciencesRasht
77Islamic Azad University of ArakArak
78Urmia University of Medical SciencesUrmia
79Damghan University55%Damghan
80Hakim Sabzevari UniversitySabzevar
81Bushehr University of Medical SciencesBushehr
82Birjand University of Medical SciencesBirjand
83Malek-Ashtar University of TechnologyIsfahan
84Ilam UniversityIlam
85Petroleum University of TechnologyTehran
86University of MaraghehMaragheh
87Imam Sadiq UniversityTehran
88Azarbaijan Shahid Madani UniversityTabriz
89Ardabil University of Medical SciencesArdabil
90Qom University of Medical SciencesQom
91Kurdistan University of Medical SciencesSanandaj
92Qazvin University of Medical SciencesQazvin
93Medical University of IlamIlam
94Shahrekord University of Medical SciencesShahrekord
95Sari Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources University95%Sari
96Imam Hossein UniversityTehran
97University of ArtTehran
98Golestan UniversityGorgan
99Sabzevar University of Medical SciencesSabzevar
100Islamic Azad University, Khomeinishahr5%Khomeinishahr
101Rafsanjan University of Medical SciencesRafsanjan
102Islamic Azad University, ShirazShiraz
103Malayer UniversityMalayer
104Al Mustafa International University5%Qom
105Semnan University of Medical SciencesSemnan
106Fasa University of Medical Sciences85%Fasa
107Islamic Azad University, YazdYazd
108Urmia University of TechnologyUrmia
109Islamic Azad University, MarvdashtMarvdasht
110Islamic Azad University of Roudehen45%Roodehen
111Graduate University of Advanced TechnologyKerman
112Hormozgan UniversityBandar-Abbas
113Technical and Vocational UniversityTehran
114Islamic Azad University, HamedanHamadan
115Hormozgan University of Medical SciencesBandar-Abbas
116Shahid Rajaee Teacher Training University15%Tehran
117Babol University of Medical SciencesBabol
118Imam Reza University55%Mashhad
119Shahroud University of Medical SciencesShahrood
120Islamic Azad University, AhvazAhvaz
121Islamic Azad University, Tehran MedicalTehran
122Islamic Azad University of UrmiaUrmia
123Islamic Azad University, KermanshahKermanshah
124Art University of Isfahan45%Isfahan
125Yasuj University of Medical SciencesYasuj
126Islamic Azad University, SariSari
127University of Torbat-e-HeydariehTorbat-e-Heydarieh
128Islamic Azad University, ArdabilArdabil
129University of BojnordBojnord
130Islamic Azad University, ShahrezaShahreza
131Islamic Azad University, Sanandaj Branch75%Sanandaj
132Gonabad University of Medical SciencesGonabad
133Islamic Azad University, AharAhar
134Islamic Azad University, SabzevarSabzevar
135Islamic Azad University, VaraminVaramin
136Islamic Azad University, Saveh55%Saveh
137Islamic Azad University, SemnanSemnan
138Islamic Azad University, Ayatollah AmoliAmol
139Lorestan University of Medical SciencesKhorramabad
140Islamic Azad University, EslamshahrIslamshahr
141Islamic Azad University, Shahr ReyRey
142Jahrom University of Medical SciencesJahrom
143Zahedan University of Medical SciencesZahedan
144Tabriz Islamic Art UniversityTabriz
145Islamic Azad University of Lahijan35%Lahijan
146Qom University of TechnologyQom
147Chabahar Maritime UniversityChabahar
148Kermanshah University of TechnologyKermanshah
149Sirjan University of TechnologySirjan
150Islamic Azad University, KermanKerman
151Hamadan University of TechnologyHamadan
152University of NeyshaburNeyshabur
153Islamic Azad University, Dezful15%Dezful
154Mazandaran University of Science and Technology25%Babol
155Islamic Azad University, Bandar AbbasBandar-Abbas
156Islamic Azad University, QomQom
157Islamic Azad University, ZahedanZahedan
158University of BonabBonab
159Zabol University of Medical SciencesZabol
160Sadjad University of Technology15%Mashhad
161Islamic Azad University, YasujYasuj
162Islamic Azad University, ShabestarShabestar
163Islamic Azad University, Majlesi15%Majlesi
164North Khorasan University of Medical SciencesBojnord
165Islamic Azad University, MahabadMahabad
166Islamic Azad University, GarmsarGarmsar
167Mofid UniversityQom
168University of JiroftJiroft
169Sheikhbahaee University25%Isfahan
170Arak University of TechnologyArak
171Jundi-Shapur University of TechnologyDezful
172Islamic Azad University, KhomainKhomain
173Tafresh UniversityTafresh
174Islamic Azad University, GachsaranGachsaran
175Khorramshahr Marine Science and Technology UniversityKhorramshahr
176Islamic Azad University, FiroozkoohFiroozkooh
177Islamic Azad University, MaraghehMaragheh
178Islamic Azad University, Shahr-e-QodsTehran
179Baqir al-olum UniversityTehran
180Behbahan Khatam Alanbia University of TechnologyBehbahan
181Islamic Azad University of JahromJahrom
182Islamic Azad University, East TehranTehran
183Gonbad Kavous UniversityGonbad-e Kavus
184Islamic Azad University, Tonekabon25%Tonekabon
185University of ArdakanArdakan
186Islamic Azad University of BojnourdBojnord
187Islamic Azad University, KazeroonKazerun
188School of International RelationsTehran
189Islamic Azad University, ShoushtarShushtar
190Quchan University of Advanced TechnologyQuchan
191Islamic Azad University of FasaFasa
192Islamic Azad University, ShahroodShahrood
193University of Quran and HadithRey
194Islamic Azad University, TakestanTakestan
195Islamic Azad University, Parand5%Tehran
196Islamic Azad University, NeyshaburNeyshabur
197Islamic Azad University, MaybodMeybod
198Birjand University of TechnologyBirjand
199Islamic Azad University, BushehrBushehr
200Ayatollah Borujerdi UniversityBorujerd
201Fasa UniversityFasa
202Islamic Azad University, West TehranTehran
203Islamic Azad University, BirjandBirjand
204Islamic Azad University, ArsanjanArsanjan
205Islamic Azad University, ZanjanZanjan
206Islamic Azad University, DehaghanDehaghan
207Islamic Azad University, FiruzabadFiruzabad
208Islamic Azad University, Buin-ZahraBuin-Zahra
209Islamic Azad University, Bandar GazBandar Gaz
210Islamic Azad University, Abarkouh95%Abarkuh
211Islamic Azad University, QuchanQuchan
212Islamic Azad University, SepidanSepidan
213Islamic Azad University, AstaraAstara
214Islamic Azad University, SirjanSirjan
215Sabzevar University of New TechnologiesSabzevar
216Islamic Azad University, Damavand55%Damavand
217Islamic Azad University, BorujerdBorujerd
218Islamic Azad University, AbharAbhar
219Islamic Azad University, MobarakehMobarakeh
220Khavaran Institute of Higher Education15%Mashhad
221Islamic Azad University, QaemshahrGhaemshahr
222Islamic Azad University, DamghanDamghan
223Islamic Azad University, KashanKashan
224Islamic Azad University, GorganGorgan
225Golpayegan University of TechnologyGolpayegan
226Shomal UniversityAmol
227Islamic Azad University, KhoyKhoy
228Jahrom universityJahrom
229Meybod UniversityMeybod
230Islamic Azad University, MiyanehMianeh
231Islamic Azad University, Parsabad MoghanParsabad
232Islamic Azad University, TafreshTafresh
233Islamic Azad University, BabolBabol
234University of Science and Technology of Mazandaran55%Behshahr
235Islamic Azad University, Shirvan85%Shirvan
236Bam UniversityBam
237Islamic Azad University of IlamIlam
238Islamic Azad University, NurNur
239Engineering Higher Education Complex of EsfarayenEsfarayen
240Shahid Sattari University of Aeronautical EngineeringTehran
241Islamic Azad University, AligudarzAligoodarz
242Islamic Azad University, DarabDarab
243International University of ChabaharChabahar
244Islamic Azad University, AbadanAbadan
245Khuzestan Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources UniversityMollasani
246Islamic Azad University, Masjed SoleymanMasjid-i-Solieman
247Kosar University of BojnordBojnord
248Islamic Azad University, AzadshahrAzadshahr
249Velayat UniversityIranshahr
250Islamic Azad University, MahshahrMahshahr
251Islamic Azad University, AndimeshkAndimeshk
252Islamic Azad University, OskuOsku
253Islamic Azad University, Tuyserkan85%Tuyserkan
254Islamic Azad University, NaeinNaein
255Salman Farsi University of KazerunKazerun
256Islamic Azad University, ArdakanArdakan
257Islamic Azad University, BonabBonab
258Islamic Azad University, AshtianAshtiyan
259Islamic Azad University, OmidiyehOmidiyeh
260Islamic Azad University, NaraghNaragh
261University of Science and ArtsYazd
262Islamic Azad University, EstahbanEstahban
263University of GonabadGonabad
264University of ShahrezaShahreza
265Hazrat-e Masoumeh UniversityQom
266Islamic Azad University, ArdestanArdestan
267Sayyed Jamaleddin Asadabadi UniversityAsadabad
268Islamic Azad University, EsfarayenEsfarayen
269Islamic Azad University of GolpayeganGolpayegan
270Islamic Azad University, FerdowsFerdows
271Islamic Azad University of AbadehAbadeh
272Islamic Azad University, EghlidEghlid
273Islamic Azad University, AshkezarAshkezar
274Islamic Azad University, GonabadGonabad
275Islamic Azad University - Sarab BranchSarab
276Shiraz Art UniversityShiraz
277Ahlul Bayt International UniversityTehran
278Islamic Azad university Kashmar BranchKashmar
279Higher Education Complex of LarestanLar
280Islamic Azad University, AnarAnar
281Farzanegan Semnan UniversitySemnan
282Islamic Azad University, LarestanLar
283Islamic Azad University, BaftBaft
284Allameh Mohaddes Nouri UniversityNur
285Higher Education Complex of SaravanSaravan
286Islamic Azad University, Bandar-e AnzaliBandar-e Anzali
287University of GarmsarGarmsar
288Islamic Azad University, IzehIzeh
289Nahavand UniversityNahavand
290Shiraz University of Applied Science and TechnologyShiraz
291Shohadaye Hoveizeh University of TechnologySusangerd
292Iran Informatic InstituteTehran
293Islamic Azad University, MahdishahrMahdishahr
294Islamic Azad University, RamhormozRamhormoz
295Higher Education Complex of Torbat-e-JamTorbat-e Jam
296Isfahan Institute of Higher EducationIsfahan
297Islamic Azad University, AjabshirAjabshir
298Islamic Azad University, HashtroodHashtrood
299Islamic Azad University, BehbahanBehbahan
300Islamic Azad University, BehshahrBehshahr

The best cities to study in Iran based on the number of universities and their ranks are Tehran, Mashhad, Isfahan, and Shiraz.

Average cost of living for students in Iran is $266 + $38-269 for rent (depends on where to live: dormitory, renting with a roommate or solo).