Hakim Sabzevari University (HSU) (Persian: دانشگاه حکیم سبزواری) is the second largest public university in Razavi Khorasan province, Iran. It was established in 1987 as a branch of Tarbiat Moallem University of Tehran but later became independent and then was renamed to Hakim Sabzevari University, after Hadi Sabzevari, a prominent Iranian philosopher and theologian. HSU offers 139 bachelors, masters, and Ph.D. programs to more than 8,000 male and female students studying under about 160 faculty members. According to the Islamic World Science Citation Center statistics, HSU is ranked 44th in Iran amongst other universities of Ministry of Science, Research and Technology. The university currently consists of 10 schools including School of Letters and Humanities, School of Science, School of Engineering, School of Art and Architecture, School of Physical Education and Sport Science, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, School of Theology, School of Geography and Environmental Studies, School of Petroleum and Petrochemical, and School of Mathematics and Computer Science.