Tarbiat Modares University: Statistics

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#832 of 14,131 In the World
#171 of 5,830 In Asia
#5 of 310 In Iran
#4 of 37 In Tehran
#60 of 1,571 For Radiochemistry
Top50% For 100 other topics
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Acceptance rate
Highest Degree

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate12%
Admissions RequirementsUndergraduate degree for Master's programme; Master's degree for PhD programme
Academic CalendarSeptember to June (September - January; February-June)
Full time employee725
Student:staff ratio13:1

We've calculated the 12% acceptance rate for Tarbiat Modares University based on the ratio of admissions to applications and other circumstantial enrollment data. Treat this information as a rough guide and not as a definitive measure of your chances of admission. Different programs may have significantly varying admissions rates.

Research profile

Tarbiat Modares University is a world-class research university with 29,383 scientific papers published and 450,957 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Engineering, Chemistry, Biology, Medicine, Physics, Materials Science, Environmental Science, Computer Science, and Liberal Arts & Social Sciences.


Tarbiat Modares University majors

by publication & citation count

8,603 / 161,611
8,259 / 177,818
7,572 / 118,587
6,047 / 68,037
5,500 / 104,146
Materials Science
4,625 / 91,101
Environmental Science
3,150 / 52,241
Computer Science
2,278 / 28,020
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
1,934 / 17,798
1,321 / 19,581
Chemical Engineering
1,296 / 28,090
1,080 / 12,916
975 / 18,032
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
916 / 14,063
Oncology and Cancer research
882 / 8,728
794 / 10,010
Inorganic Chemistry
764 / 23,383
709 / 10,666
692 / 20,748
676 / 13,792
651 / 10,952
Molecular Biology
638 / 9,578
615 / 11,984
Organic Chemistry
609 / 12,900
Automation and Control engineering
587 / 7,249
Agricultural Science
584 / 10,213
Nutrition and Food Science
570 / 15,537
564 / 9,255
554 / 8,419
Metallurgical Engineering
515 / 16,284
509 / 5,948
Geography and Cartography
484 / 5,462
Environmental Management
459 / 10,301
451 / 17,264
Optical Engineering
435 / 6,295
Structural Engineering
432 / 7,139
418 / 4,521
Physical Therapy
389 / 3,523
Hydrology and Water resources management
352 / 7,881
352 / 3,717

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 3 7
1992 5 5
1993 4 5
1994 13 7
1995 13 9
1996 22 31
1997 29 35
1998 34 44
1999 38 89
2000 80 139
2001 78 183
2002 120 296
2003 181 582
2004 211 771
2005 326 1188
2006 459 1976
2007 727 3010
2008 990 4604
2009 1265 6859
2010 1467 10239
2011 1879 15358
2012 2051 20593
2013 2176 26084
2014 2386 32416
2015 2573 36600
2016 2653 41365
2017 2663 47305
2018 2902 51200
2019 3145 62671
2020 3443 79491
2021 3420 98063
Academic rankings


The tuition table for Tarbiat Modares University gives an overview of costs but prices are approximate and subject to change and don't include accommodation, textbooks, or living expenses. The costs of programs might differ significantly for local and international students. The only source of truth for current numbers is the university's official website.

Academic Year Undergraduate Tuition (IRR) Graduate Tuition (IRR)
1,400-1,400 15,000,000 20,000,000
1,400-1,400 16,500,000 22,000,000
1,400-1,400 18,000,000 24,000,000
1,400-1,400 19,500,000 26,000,000
1,400-1,400 21,000,000 28,000,000

Currency: Iranian Rial (IRR)

Tarbiat Modares University has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

Karshenasi Arshad (Master's degree) Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Equipment, Agriculture, Archaeology, Architecture, Architecture and Planning, Arts and Humanities, Biological and Life Sciences, Biomedical Engineering, Business Administration, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Economics, Education, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Fine Arts, Food Science, Health Sciences, History, Home Economics, Horticulture, Industrial Engineering, Information Sciences, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Management, Marine Science and Oceanography, Marketing, Mathematics, Mathematics and Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, Natural Resources, Natural Sciences, Performing Arts, Philosophy, Public Health, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Religion, Social Sciences, Soil Science, Technology, Transport and Communications, Water Science
Doctorate Accountancy, Acting, Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Education, Agriculture, Analytical Chemistry, Anatomy, Animal Husbandry, Applied Mathematics, Aquaculture, Arabic, Archaeology, Architecture, Arid Land Studies, Art Management, Atomic and Molecular Physics, Biochemistry, Bioengineering, Biological and Life Sciences, Biomedical Engineering, Biotechnology, Bridge Engineering, Business Administration, Ceramics and Glass Technology, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Cinema and Television, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Construction Engineering, Criminal Law, Criminology, Economics, Education, Educational Sciences, Electronic Engineering, Electronics and Automation, Energy Engineering, Engineering Drawing and Design, Entomology, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Studies, Fishery, Food Science, Foreign Languages Education, Forestry, French, Genetics, Geography (Human), Geological Engineering, Geology, Geophysics, Graphic Design, Haematology, Health Education, Health Sciences, History, Home Economics, Horticulture, Hydraulic Engineering, Immunology, Industrial Management, Information Sciences, Information Technology, International Law, International Relations and Diplomacy, Irrigation, Koran, Linguistics, Literature, Logic, Management, Marine Biology, Marine Engineering, Marine Science and Oceanography, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Meat and Poultry, Mechanical Engineering, Mechanics, Midwifery, Mining Engineering, Natural Resources, Naval Architecture, Organic Chemistry, Painting and Drawing, Paper Technology, Parasitology, Persian, Petroleum and Gas Engineering, Petrology, Philosophy, Physical Chemistry, Physical Education, Physical Therapy, Physics, Physiology, Plant Pathology, Political Sciences, Polymer and Plastics Technology, Power Engineering, Private Law, Production Engineering, Psychology, Public Administration, Public Health, Public Law, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Road Engineering, Rural Planning, Russian, Sociology, Soil Science, Statistics, Structural Architecture, Surveying and Mapping, Telecommunications Engineering, Town Planning, Transport Engineering, Virology, Visual Arts, Water Science, Women's Studies, Wood Technology

Tarbiat Modares University alumni

  1. Asghar Farhadi

    Asghar Farhadi
    Born in
    Iran Flag Iran
    1972-.. (age 51)
    screenwriterfilm directorfilm producer

    Asghar Farhadi is an Iranian film director and screenwriter. He has received critical acclaim for his international films which focus on the human condition as well as portray intimate and challenging stories of internal family conflicts. His films include the dramas About Elly (2009), A Separation (2011), The Past (2013), The Salesman (2016), Everybody Knows (2018), and A Hero (2021).

  2. Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf

    Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf
    Born in
    Iran Flag Iran
    1961-.. (age 62)

    Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf or Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf is an Iranian conservative politician, former military officer, and current Speaker of the Parliament of Iran since 2020. He held office as the Mayor of Tehran from 2005 to 2017. Ghalibaf was formerly Iran's Chief of police from 2000 to 2005 and commander of the Revolutionary Guards' Air Force from 1997 to 2000.

  3. Masoumeh Ebtekar

    Masoumeh Ebtekar
    Born in
    Iran Flag Iran
    1960-.. (age 63)

    Masoumeh Ebtekar is an Iranian reformist politician, who was the Vice President of Iran for Women and Family Affairs, from August 9, 2017, to September 1, 2021. She previously headed Department of Environment from 1997 to 2005, making her the first female member in the cabinet of Iran since 1979 and the third in history. She held the same level of office from 2013 to 2017. She is a full professor at Tarbiat Modares University in the School of Medical Sciences, Immunology Department.

  4. Mohammad Bahrani

    Mohammad Bahrani
    Born in
    Iran Flag Iran
    1981-.. (age 42)

    Mohammad Bahrani is an Iranian voice actor, puppeteer, actor, director, presenter, and poet. Best known for his voice acting improvisations as one of the most popular adult puppets in the history of the Iranian television Jenab Khan (roughly translated= Mr. Mr); who is originally from southern Iran, speaks Persian with the heavy regional accent, and performs rhythmic songs with typical southern Iranian tone. Due to his profound sense of humor, he gradually became the critical voice of the people in contrast to power. Bahrani is also known for voice acting as two characters, Aghoye Hamsadeh (Mr. neighbor) and Baabaee, in an Iranian famous children's television program Kolah Ghermezi.

All 37 notable alumni

Tarbiat Modares University faculties and divisions

Faculty : Agriculture Agricultural Business, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Equipment, Agronomy, Animal Husbandry, Crop Production, Entomology, Food Science, Food Technology, Horticulture, Hydraulic Engineering, Irrigation, Meat and Poultry, Plant Pathology, Soil Science, Water Management, Water Science
Faculty : Arts and Architecture Acting, Engineering Management, Fine Arts, Graphic Design, Literature, Painting and Drawing, Regional Planning, Theatre
Faculty : Basic Sciences Analytical Chemistry, Atomic and Molecular Physics, Chemistry, Geological Engineering, Geology, Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Petrology, Physical Chemistry, Physics, Solid State Physics
Faculty : Biological Sciences Biochemistry, Biology, Biophysics, Biotechnology, Genetics, Plant Pathology
Faculty : Chemical Engineering Bioengineering, Biomedical Engineering, Biotechnology, Chemical Engineering, Polymer and Plastics Technology
Faculty : Civil and Environmental Engineering Environmental Engineering, Hydraulic Engineering, Marine Engineering, Road Engineering, Seismology, Transport Engineering
Faculty : Electrical and Computer Engineering Computer Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Electronics and Automation, Power Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering
Faculty : Humanities Arabic, Archaeology, Education, Educational Sciences, English, French, Geography, History, Islamic Studies, Koran, Linguistics, Literature, Persian, Philosophy, Physical Education, Political Sciences, Psychology, Russian, Sociology, Sports, Women's Studies
Faculty : Industrial Engineering and Systems Business and Commerce, Engineering Management, Finance, Industrial Engineering, Information Technology, Social Sciences
Faculty : Interdisciplinary Science and Technology Bioengineering, Biomedical Engineering
Faculty : Law Criminal Law, International Law, Islamic Law, Private Law, Public Law
Faculty : Management and Economics Accountancy, Economics, Information Management, Library Science, Management
Faculty : Mathematical Sciences Actuarial Science, Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics
Faculty : Mechanical engineering Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering, Engineering Drawing and Design, Engineering Management, Measurement and Precision Engineering, Production Engineering
Faculty : Medical Sciences Anatomy, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Entomology, Genetics, Haematology, Health Education, Immunology, Midwifery, Nursing, Occupational Health, Physical Engineering, Physical Therapy, Physiology, Virology
Faculty : Natural Resources and Marine Sciences Architecture, Art History, Cinema and Television, Comparative Literature, Environmental Management, Fishery, Forestry, Graphic Design, Marine Science and Oceanography, Natural Resources, Paper Technology, Theatre, Town Planning, Water Management, Wood Technology
Faculty : Technical and Engineering Ceramics and Glass Technology, Materials Engineering, Mineralogy, Mining Engineering
Institute : Economic Studies Agricultural Economics, Economic and Finance Policy, Economics
Institute : International Research on Persian Language and Literature International Studies, Literature, Persian
Institute : Management and Development of Technology Industrial Engineering, Management, Production Engineering
Research Division : African Studies African Studies, Cultural Studies
Research Division : Economics Agricultural Economics, Economics, Regional Planning, Town Planning
Research Division : Information Technology Information Technology, Telecommunications Engineering
Research Division : Iran Power System Engineering Research Center Power Engineering
Research Division : Persian Language and Literature Literature, Persian
Research Division : Religious Culture and Thought Research Center Ethics, Philosophy, Religious Education, Theology
Research Division : Water Engineering Hydraulic Engineering, Water Management

General information

Alternative names TMU
دانشگاه تربیت مدرس
Founded 1982
Accreditation Ministry of Science, Research and Technology (MSRT)

Location and contacts

Address P.O. Box 14115-111 Jalal AleAhmad Nasr
Tehran, Tehran, 14117-13116
City population 8,694,000

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