Facts and Figures

Last Update: (November 1, 2016)

History

  • Iran’s leading modern university
  • UT inherited and continued form Darual-Funun (Polytechnic) School which had been established in 1851.
  • University of Tehran was officially ratified by the Iranian parliament in 1934.
  • A comprehensive university offering a variety of disciplines.
  • Over 990,000 square meters of educational space

Basic Statistics:

  • Eight Campuses in 8 cities
    • Central campus:
      • In the heart of Tehran Metropolis
    • Other campuses:
      • Alborz (Agriculture and Natural Resources, Alborz International Campus)
      • Fouman (Fouman Campus)
      • Rezvanshahr (Caspian Campus)
      • Jolfa (Aras International Campus)
      • Kish (Kish International Campus)
      • Pakdasht (Abouraihan)
      • Qom (Farabi)
  • Number of Colleges: 9
  • Number of Faculties/Schools: 45
  • Educational Departments: 133
  • Research Centers: 55+
  • Laboratories: 550+
  • Scientific Journals: 124+
  • Membership in International Associations/Unions: more than 25 (i.e. IAU, FUIW, AUAP, IASPO, IUHPS, ISC, COSPAR, IGU, IOBIC, GEM, WTO, IUGG, IFLA, ICODE,…)
  • International Agreements/MOU's: 400+
  • UT was the President of Iran and Russian Top Universities Summit in 2016
  • President of University of Tehran as the First Vice President of AUAP (at present)

Faculty Statistics:

  • Faculty Members (Total): 2,144
    • Professor: 455
    • Associate Professors: 607
    • Assistant Professors: 1,026
    • Lecturers: 52
    • Training Instructors: 4

Students Statistics (2016):

  • Students (Total): 55,297
    • Ph.D. Students: 9,390
    • Professional Doctorate Degree: 512
    • Master's Students: 26,687
    • Bachelor's Students: 18,708
  • Capacity of University Dormitories: 12,000 residents

Administrative Staff Statistics:

  • Administrative Staff (Total): 4,449
    • Formal: 2,092
    • Specified Period Contract: 153
    • Specified Purpose Contract: 1,243
    • Service-based Contract: 961

University Ranking:

  • Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) (2016): 301 - 400
  • US NEWS (2016): 379
  • QS (2016): 551 - 600
  • Webometrics Ranking (July 2016): 411
  • SCImago Institutions Rankings (2013): 226
  • University Ranking by Academic Performance (URAP) (2016): 331
  • Times Higher Education (THE) (2016): 601 - 800

Subject/ Faculty Ranking:

  • ARWU (2016):
    • Engineering: 48
  • QS (2015):
    • Engineering - Civil and Structural: 151-200
    • Modern Languages: 251-300

Papers Statistics:

  • No. of Web of Science Indexed Documents (Indexes: SCI-EXPANDED, SSCI, A&HCI, CPCI-S, CPCI-SSH, BKCI-S, BKCI-SSH, CCR-EXPANDED, IC.; 1972-October, 2016): 30,151
  • No. of Scopus Indexed Documents (1954-October, 2016): 38,602
  • No. of WoS 2015 Indexed Documents: 3,502
  • No. of Scopus 2015 Indexed Documents: 3,788
  • H-Index (WoS): 91
  • H-Index (Scopus): 106
  • Citations per Document (WoS): ~8
  • International Collaborations: ~28% of Documents

Library Statistics:

  • Number of Central & Specialized Libraries of Colleges/Faculties: 56
  • Members: 75,000
  • Daily users: Over 2,000
  • 1.5+ millions books
  • 300,000+ journals in 18,000 titles
  • 60,000+ historically significant and unique documents
  • 2,000+ historical maps
  • 40,000+ historical photographs
  • 3,000+ titles of lithography printed books
  • 2,700+ Newspaper and magazine titles (since 1843)
  • 18,000+ manuscripts
  • 60,000+ electronic versions of theses and dissertations
  • Seismic data (all records over 3 Richter in Iran since 1993)

Graduates Statistics:

  • Graduates in 2015 (Total): 8,164
    • Ph.D. Students: 485
    • Professional Doctorate Degree: 37
    • Master's Students: 5,454
    • Bachelor's Students: 2,188