Iran University of Medical Sciences (IUMS) is one of Iran's major public medical universities, established in 1974 in Tehran near Milad Tower, the sixth tallest tower in the world. Since 1986, the university has been under the administrative jurisdiction of the Ministry of Health and Medical Education for all academic activities. It is one of the most popular academic healthcare facilities in the country and region. Its students are ranked in the top 1% of Iranian students in nationally ranked entrance exams for universities. In Tehran, the university has ten schools (Advanced Technologies in Medicine, Nursing and Midwifery, Public Health, Health Management and Information Sciences, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Rehabilitation Sciences, Medicine, Allied Medical Sciences and Medicine and Pharmacy. Campus), two centers, Two institutions, twenty-nine research centers, seventeen teaching and fifteen non-teaching hospitals, and two centres, two institutions, twenty-nine research centres, seventeen teaching and fifteen non-teaching hospitals. International students are accepted into all degree programs at IUMS, including health professional degrees such as medicine, pharmacy and nursing. Accredited by the Accreditation Service for International Colleges (ASIC), the UK Department for Education and Skills (DfES) and the UK Office for Standards in Education, it has awarded premier status (Ofsted) to Iran University of Medical Sciences (IUMS) including professors, researchers, students, staff and the public. It pioneers in providing education and health services to about 5.2% of the country's population. The University's mission is to promote health care-related goals nationally and internationally, including academic policies and programs, while providing excellent service to its community and beyond.