Azerbaijan, Baku, September 3 /Trend, N. Umid
Iran's universities are seeing a lack of students, official of Payamenoor University, Mohammad Hadi Amin Naji said, Mehr news agency reported.
Iran's universities` capacity in bachelor's degree programs level reached some 730,000, while 690,000 students have chosen to study for a bachelor's degree this year.
Amin Naji went on to note that, this lack is linked to changes in the attitude of male students.
Iranian male students` attitude towards the labor market and higher education has changed, he said, adding that females are the majority of university students.
Iran has a large network of private, public, and state affiliated universities offering degrees in higher education. State-run universities in Iran are under the direct supervision of Iran's Ministry of Science, Research and Technology (for non-medical universities) and Ministry of Health and Medical Education (for medical schools).
Last year, Iranian media outlets reported that number of students in Iran has increased from 170,000 students before the Iranian revolution to some 4,350 000 million citing The director of Iranian Ministry of Science's Development and Planning committee, Abolfazl Hasani.
He added that the student population growth has been increasing alongside with overall country population, which increased from 30 million to some 70 million
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