Islamic Azad University South Tehran Branch is the second branch of Islamic Azad University which was established in Tehran in 1955 (1334 H). This branch is considered as one of the best branches of Islamic Azad University. It started its activities with 700 students who mostly studied in the fields of engineering. Today2014 this branch of Islamic Azad University is considered as the most crowded university of Iran with over 110,000 students in seven different schools. It is also the third out of five of the best non-profit universities in Iran (which makes it as a high-ranking one from 1980 to 2014). It's Engineering School is famous for its faculties.