Babol University of Medical Sciences
(BUMS), is a medical sciences university in the city of Babol
It was founded originally as a school for laboratory technicians in 1962, and was elevated to university status in 1985.
Currently there are more than 2300 students in all faculties. The university operates 6 hospitals.
- medical school (founded in 1992),
- nursing school
- dental school (founded in 1993),
- midwifery school
- paramedical school (founded in 1962)
The Dental Faculty is one of only two schools in Iran that trains students for Dental Nursing Associate degrees.