University of Art Rankings

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Ranking Category
#8011 of 14,131 In the World
#3146 of 5,830 In Asia
#127 of 310 In Iran
#26 of 37 In Tehran

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Highest Degree
Acceptance rate

* The University of Art is among the institutions that don't provide data on acceptance rates. This might happen because the university has programs where applicants only need to meet admission requirements to enroll and don't necessarily compete with others.

We estimate the above acceptance rate based on admission statistics of closely ranked nearby universities with similar research profiles that do publish such data.

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate
Academic CalendarSeptember to June (September - December; February-June)
Full time employee150
Student:staff ratio31:1

Programs and Degrees

The table below displays academic fields with programs and courses that lead to Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees offered by University of Art.

Note that the table provides a general overview and might not cover all the specific majors available at the university. Always visit the university's website for the most up-to-date information on the programs offered.

Programs Bachelor Master Doctoral
Art & Design Yes Yes Yes
Biology No No No
Business No No No
Chemistry No No No
Computer Science No No No
Economics No No No
Engineering No No No
Environmental Science No No No
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Yes Yes Yes
Mathematics No No No
Medicine No No No
Physics No No No
Psychology No No No
Karshenasi (Bachelor's degree) Acting, Architecture, Cinema and Television, Communication Arts, Fine Arts, Handicrafts, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Literature, Music, Music Theory and Composition, Musical Instruments, Painting and Drawing, Photography, Printing and Printmaking, Sculpture, Textile Design, Theatre, Town Planning, Visual Arts
Karshenasi Arshad (Master's degree) Acting, Architectural and Environmental Design, Architectural Restoration, Architecture, Cinema and Television, Fine Arts, Handicrafts, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Literature, Museum Studies, Music, Music Theory and Composition, Musical Instruments, Musicology, Painting and Drawing, Photography, Restoration of Works of Art, Textile Design, Theatre, Town Planning, Visual Arts
Doctorate Architecture, Art History, Fine Arts, Restoration of Works of Art, Town Planning

University of Art alumni

  1. Hootan Shakiba

    Hootan Shakiba
    Born in
    Iran Flag Iran
    1984-.. (age 40)
    Enrolled in the University of Art
    Graduated with master's degree in acting
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    Hootan Shakiba is an Iranian actor. He is best known for his role as Habib Naghavi in Bachelors (2016–2019) which earned him a Hafez Award. Shakiba won the Crystal Simorgh for Best Actor for portraying Abdolhamid Rigi in When the Moon Was Full (2019).

  2. Fariborz Arabnia

    Fariborz Arabnia
    Born in
    Iran Flag Iran
    1964-.. (age 60)
    film directoractor

    Fariborz Arabnia is an Iranian actor, writer, and director.

  3. Mitra Hajjar

    Mitra Hajjar
    Born in
    Iran Flag Iran
    1977-.. (age 47)
    film actoractor

    Mitra Hajjar is an Iranian actress. She has received various accolades, including a Crystal Simorgh, in addition to nominations for three Hafez Award, an Iran Cinema Celebration Award and an Iran's Film Critics and Writers Association Award.

  4. Laya Zanganeh

    Laya Zanganeh
    Born in
    Iran Flag Iran
    1965-.. (age 59)
    Enrolled in the University of Art
    Graduated with bachelor's degree in theatre

    Laya Zanganeh is an Iranian theater and film actress. She got her Bachelor of Arts from college of Dramatic Arts in Tehran. She became famous after playing in the Under Your Protection series at 1994–95.

All 23 notable alumni

University of Art faculties and divisions

Faculty : Applied Arts Handicrafts, Industrial Design, Textile Design, Weaving
Faculty : Architecture and Urban Planning Architecture, Town Planning
Faculty : Cinema and Theatre Cinema and Television, Theatre
Faculty : Conservation and Restoration Restoration of Works of Art
Faculty : Music Music
Faculty : Theories and Art Studies Art History, Fine Arts
Faculty : Visual Arts Graphic Design, Painting and Drawing, Photography, Sculpture

General information

Alternative names UA
دانشگاه هنر تهران
Founded 1980
Accreditation Ministry of Science, Research and Technology (MSRT)

Location and contacts

Address P.O. Box 14155-6464 56, Sakhai St., Hafez ave.
Tehran, Tehran, 11368-13518
City population 8,694,000

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