QS World University Rankings 2025 Unveiled

9 universities from the I.R. of Iran in QS World University Rankings 2025

08 June 2024 | 14:16 Code : 2313 News Important News
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ISC’s Public relations reported

ISC president, Seyed Ahmad Fazelzadeh, said that this year’s ranking is the largest ever, featuring over 1,500 universities across 105 higher education systems. The United States is the most represented country or territory, with 197 ranked institutions, followed by the United Kingdom with 90 and mainland China with 71.

For the 13th consecutive year, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) maintains its reign at the top. Imperial College London jumps four places to take second and the University of Oxford and Harvard University are in third and fourth place respectively. The University of Cambridge rounds out the top five.

Top 10 Universities in QS World University Rankings 2025

Rank

University

Country

1

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

United States

2

Imperial College London

United Kingdom

3

University of Oxford

United Kingdom

4

Harvard University

United States

5

University of Cambridge

United Kingdom

6

Stanford University

United States

7

ETH Zurich

Switzerland

8

National University of Singapore (NUS)

Singapore

9

UCL

United Kingdom

10

California Institute of Technology (Caltech)

United States

 

ISC president continued: “There are 9 universities from the I.R. of Iran in QS World University Rankings 2025. Sharif University of Technology ranked 342, Tehran University ranked 368, Amir Kabir University of Technology ranked 403, Iran University of Science and Technology ranked 436, and Isfahan University of Technology ranked 489 and ranked first to fifth in Iran, respectively. Tabriz University (552), Shiraz University (691-700), Shahid Beheshti University (851-900) and Ferdowsi University of Mashhad )951-1000) have been ranked in the next places.

He continued: The performance of Iranian universities in QS World University Rankings 2025 in different years is shown in Table 2.

Row

Univ.

2025

2024

2023

2022

2021

2020

2019

1

Sharif University of Technology

342

334

380

381

409

407

432

2

Tehran University

368

360

510-501

521-530

591-600

601-650

701-750

3

Amirkabir University of Technology

403

375

443

465

477

489

498

4

Iran University of Science and Technology

436

451

540-531

541-550

601-650

601-650

601-650

5

Isfahan University of Technology

489

-

-

-

-

-

-

6

Tabriz University

552

-

-

-

-

-

-

7

Shiraz university

691-700

690-681

751-800

751-800

801-1000

801-1000

801-1000

8

Shahid Beheshti University

851-900

951-1000

1001-1200

1001-1200

1001+

1001-1200

801-1000

9

Ferdowsi University of Mashhad

951-1000

1001-1200

-

-

-

-

-

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Table 2. A comparison of the ranking of Iranian universities in QS World University Rankings 2025 in recent years

Islamic Universities’ Ranking in QS World University Rankings 2025

29 Islamic countries with 270 universities have participated in this ranking. Among the Islamic countries, Malaysia with 35, Indonesia with 27 and Turkey with 25 universities have the largest number of universities.