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Urmia City

Urmia is a city in Northwestern Iran and the capital of West Azerbaijan Province. Urmia is the 10th most populated city in Iran with a population of about 600,000.
Urmia is situated on a fertile plain called Urmia Plain, on western side of Lake Urmia and eastern side of Turkish border and marginal range of mountains.
Urmia is the trade center for a fertile agricultural region where fruit (Specially Apple and Grape) and Tobacco are grown.


                  
 Urmia municipality square

Higher Education of Urmia

Urmia was an important center for higher education approximately a century ago, indeed, medical faculty of Urmia which was built by Joseph Cochran and a team of American medical associates in 1878, is the first University of Iran. Unfortunately the faculty became shut down even before establishment of first official university of Iran, University of Tehran.
Nowadays Urmia has become a considerable educational city. The city owns state and private universities and institutes listed below.

Universities in Urmia:

University  
Urmia University
Urmia University of Medical Sciences
Urmia University of Technology
Islamic Azad University of Urmia
Payame Noor University of Urmia
Elmi Karbordi University of Urmia
University College of ElmoFan
University College of Azarabadegan (UCA)
University College of Saba
University College of Afaagh
University College of Kamal

Programs and student population of UCA

At present, the College offers degree programs in Accounting, Industrial Management, Business Administration, Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL), The student population is about 1400. The graduates of the university can take part in the National Entrance Examinations for graduate programs held by the Iranian Educational Testing Organization.

Student Admission

The students are admitted to this college through entrance exam conducted by Ministry of Science, Research and Technology. The affiliated groups are:

1) Accounting

 Field/course

grade

 Duration

Accounting 

BS (MSRT entrance exam)

 4 yrs

Accounting 

BS ( direct selection)

 2 yrs

Accounting 

AE (MSRT entrance exam)

 2 yrs

2) Management


Field/course   

Year/grade

 Duration

Industrial   Management  

AE (MSRT entrance exam)

2 yrs

Business   Management

AE (MSRT entrance exam)

2 yrs

Business   Management

BS ( direct selection)

2 yrs

3) Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL)
 

 Field/course

grade

 Duration

Teaching English

BS (MSRT entrance exam)

 4 yrs

 

Communication

Email: azarabadegan@uca.ac.ir
Web Site: www.uca.ac.ir
Tel: 0441-3827771; 0441-3827171
Fax: 0441-3829350
Address: 201. Shahid Bahonar Bil., Urmia, Iran. P.O. Box 57155-1991.