Tarbiat Modares University is an exclusively graduate university, founded in 1982. It was established to train university professors. TMU includes 13 faculties: Agriculture, Arts & Architecture, Basic Sciences, Biological Sciences, Chemical Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Engineering, Humanities, Management & Economics, Mathematical Sciences, Natural Resources & Marine Sciences and Medical Sciences. It is the only university in Iran that offers a master program for Medical Biotechnology. There are around 8 000 students at TMU each year.